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Creatine Supplementation for Athletes

by Pratik Patel, CSCS
NSCA Coach November 2019
Vol 6, Issue 3

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The purpose of this article is to discuss creatine supplementation for athletes by addressing supplementation for athletic performance, recovery, cognition, brain function, safety, contraindications, and other special considerations.

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