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2006-07-10 08:35:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK -- Creatine, a dietary supplement popular among competitive tennis players, does little to improve strength or performance on the court, a study shows. Dr. Babette Pluim from the Royal Netherlands Lawn Tennis Association in Amersfoort and colleagues tested the effects of short- and medium-term creatine supplementation on selected aspects of tennis-specific training in 36 competitive male tennis players. Compared with placebo supplementation, neither six days nor...

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