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Creatine Supplementation and Cognition

2014-07-23 21:08:06 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Resistance training as well as creatine supplementation may be beneficial for cognitive function, such as memory and attention. Therefore, the investigators speculate that resistance training combined with creatine supplementation would promote additive benefits on cognitive function in elderly women.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Cognition

Intervention

creatine supplementation, Placebo (Dextrose), Resistance training

Location

School of Medicine - Division of Rheumatology
São Paulo
Brazil
05508-030

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Sao Paulo

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:06-0400

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An amino acid that occurs in vertebrate tissues and in urine. In muscle tissue, creatine generally occurs as phosphocreatine. Creatine is excreted as CREATININE in the urine.

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