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1 The Affects of Creatine Supplements By: Tamara Gilchrist

2 Objective  Discussing what Creatine Phosphate is  Explaining who consumes Creatine Supplements  Depicting the changes in Cr P concentration levels  Explaining what Creatine Supplement results in  Summary Cr CrP

3 What is Creatine Phosphate (Cr P) ?  An anaerobic energy system that our body uses to generate energy in our muscles  Used when enduring intensive activity  Creatine Supplements while doing intensive exercise can increase your energy levels  Increase your endurance in not fatiguing Force Energy

4 Who are active in taking Creatine Supplements? Athletes  more prone in doing anaerobic activities.  Professionals  Amateurs The Changes  Starts with 2g/day produced in our body  When CrP is consumed, it amounts up to 20 g/day  Loading must be followed by 1 to 10 g/day for weeks

5 Testing the outcome from Creatine Supplementing…  a double-blind study…  Subjects consuming Cr P Capsules  Subjects consuming the Placebo Capsules

6 Conclusions  Cr P produces improvements  Increasing the intake of Cr P while intensively exercising shows that athlete’s endurance increases by 22%  If someone wanted to train for a weight lifting contest, Creatine Supplementing would be very beneficial  More Reps  Greater Training Stimulus   Strength Gain

7 References  Koshy, K., & Griswold, E. (1999). Interstitial nephritis in a patient taking creatine. The New England Journal of medicine. Retrieved from  Poortmans, J., & Rrancaux, M. (2000). Adverse effects of creatine supplements. The Official Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. Retrieved from 00002. 00002  Volek, J. S., Duncan, N. D., Mazzetti, S. A., Staron, R. S., Putukian, M., Gomez, A. L., Pearson, D. R., & Fink, W. J. ( 1999) Retrieved from Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 1147-1156  Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance. Powers & Howley, 8 th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012.

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