Creatine and Exercise - Strong Evidence for Stronger Heart Muscle?
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There has been a dramatic increase in the use of dietary creatine supplementation among sports men and women, and by clinicians as a therapeutic agent in muscular and neurological diseases. The effects on skeletal muscles have been documented and reviewed extensively. However, this review looks at another important muscle - the heart - and both the advantages and disadvantages to creatine supplementation, exercise, and the combination. The proposed mechanisms of each are examined and explained.
Journal of Exercise Physiology
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Medical Physiology not elsewhere classified