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Does creatine supplementation improve functional capacity in elderly women?

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dc.contributor.author Cañete, Silvia
dc.contributor.author San Juan, Alejandro F.
dc.contributor.author Pérez Ruiz, Margarita
dc.contributor.author Gómez Gallego, Félix
dc.contributor.author López Mojares, Luis Miguel
dc.contributor.author Earnest, C. P.
dc.contributor.author Fleck, Steven J.
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-05T06:54:12Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-05T06:54:12Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Cañete, S., San Juan, A. F., Pérez, M., Gómez-Gallego, F., López-Mojares, L. M., Earnest, C. P., ... & Lucía, A. (2006). Does creatine supplementation improve functional capacity in elderly women?. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 20(1), 22-28. spa
dc.identifier.issn 10648011
dc.identifier.issn 15334287
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/5551
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of short-term (7 days) oral creatine supplementation (0.3 g.kg(-1)) in elderly women during exercise tests that reflect functional capacity during daily living tasks. We assessed several indices of endurance capacity (1-mile walk test, gross mechanical efficiency, ventilatory threshold, and peak oxygen intake determined during cycle-ergometry) and lower-extremity functional performance (time to complete sit-stand test). Subjects were assigned to a creatine (n = 10; age 67 +/- 6 years) or placebo (n = 6; age 68 +/- 4 years) group. We found a significant improvement only after creatine loading in the sit-stand test (placebo: 9.7 +/- 0.9 seconds for pretest and 9.3 +/- 0.7 seconds for posttest, p > 0.05; creatine: 10.0 +/- 0.7 seconds for pretest and 8.8 +/- 1.1 seconds for posttest). Significance was recorded at p < 0.05 for the interaction effect (group [creatine, placebo] x time [pretest, posttest]). In elderly women, short-term oral creatine supplementation does not improve endurance capacity but increases the ability to perform lower-body functional living tasks involving rapid movements. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Does creatine supplementation improve functional capacity in elderly women? spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 1.336 JCR (2006) Q2, 28/73 Sport sciences spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1519/R-17044.1
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Geriatría spa
dc.subject.uem Condición física spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.subject.unesco Ciencias médicas spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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