Course Offerings

SSE #115: New Ideas About Nutrition and the Adaptation to Endurance Training
SSE #114: Nutritional Recommendations to Avoid Gastrointestinal Complications During Exercise
SSE #113: Sleep and the Elite Athlete
SSE #111: Assessing Hydration in the Laboratory and Field
SSE #110: Dietary Nitrate: The New Magic Bullet?
SSE #109: Is There a Need for Protein Ingestion During Exercise?
SSE #108: Multiple Transportable Carbohydrates and Their Benefits
SSE #107: Protein Consumption and Resistance Exercise: Maximizing Anabolic Potential
SSE #104: Should Athletes Stretch Before Exercise?
SSE #103: Sickle Cell Trait and the Athlete
SSE #100: Nutrition to Promote Recovery from Exercise
SSE #98: Metabolic Factors in Fatigue
SSE #96: Herbs and Athletes
SSE #95: Collapse in the Endurance Athlete
SSE #90: Diabetes, Exercise and Competitive Sports
SSE #91: Scientifically Debatable: Is Creatine Worth Its Weight?
SSE #93: Highs and Lows of Carbohydrate Diets
SSE #94: Creatine, Carbs, and Fluids: How Important in Soccer Nutrition?

SSE #91: Scientifically Debatable: Is Creatine Worth Its Weight?

Objectives:
  • Be able to describe the role of creatine in energy metabolism.
  • Be able to describe factors that influence creatine uptake in muscles.
  • Be able to describe and interpret the evidence favoring and opposing benefits of creatine supplementation on the performance of various types of exercise and sports.
  • Be able to describe the effects of creatine supplementation and concurrent resistance training on body composition and strength-related performance.
  • Be able to describe and interpret the evidence related to the potential adverse effects of creatine supplementation on health.


Reference article:
SSE #91: Scientifically Debatable: Is Creatine Worth Its Weight


Credit & certification:
BOC112/01/2014

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