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NS 115 article anal. #2 - Becque et al conducted a study to...

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Becque et al. conducted a study to determine the effects of creatine supplementation on muscle strength and body composition. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the effects of six weeks of oral creatine supplementation during a periodized program of arm flexor strength training on arm flexor for a one repetition maximum(1RM), upper arm muscle area, and body composition. Twenty-three male volunteers with at least 1 yr of weight training experience were assigned in a double-blind fashion to two groups (Cr, N =10; Placebo, N =13). The creatine-using subjects ingested 5 grams of creatine monohydrate in a flavored, sucrose drink four times a day for 5 days. After 5 days, supplementation was reduced to two grams per day. The placebo-using subjects ingested a flavored, sucrose drink. Both drinks were 500 mL and made with 32 grams of sucrose. 1RM strength of the arm flexors, body composition, and anthropometric upper arm muscle area (UAMA) were measured before and after a 6 week
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This essay was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.

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