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Table 2 Examples of sport events that may be enhanced by creatine supplementation

From: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: safety and efficacy of creatine supplementation in exercise, sport, and medicine

Increased PCr
 • Track sprints: 60–200 m
 • Swim sprints: 50 m
 • Pursuit cycling
Increased PCr Resynthesis
 • Basketball
 • Field hockey
 • America Football
 • Ice hockey
 • Lacrosse
 • Volleyball
Reduced Muscle Acidosis
 • Downhill skiing
 • Water Sports (e.g., Rowing, Canoe, Kayak, Stand-Up Paddling)
 • Swim events: 100, 200 m
 • Track events: 400, 800 m
 • Combat Sports (e.g., MMA, Wrestling, Boxing, etc.)
Oxidative Metabolism
 • Basketball
 • Soccer
 • Team handball
 • Tennis
 • Volleyball
 • Interval Training in Endurance Athletes
Increased Body Mass/Muscle Mass
 • American Football
 • Bodybuilding
 • Combat Sports (e.g., MMA, Wrestling, Boxing, etc.)
 • Powerlifting
 • Rugby
 • Track/Field events (Shot put; javelin; discus; hammer throw)
 • Olympic Weightlifting
  1. Adapted from Williams, Kreider, and Branch [269]