Does creatine benefit elite athletes?

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Supplementation with creatine has been found to improve physical performance (mainly power output) in athletes competing at the elite level in a host of different sports, including soccer,[1] volleyball,[2] wrestling,[3], and swimming.[4] That said, the beneficial effects of supplemental creatine appear to be less noticeable in elite athletes than in novice athletes.

1.^Yáñez-Silva A, Buzzachera CF, Piçarro IDC, Januario RSB, Ferreira LHB, McAnulty SR, Utter AC, Souza-Junior TPEffect of low dose, short-term creatine supplementation on muscle power output in elite youth soccer playersJ Int Soc Sports Nutr.(2017 Feb 7)
2.^Lamontagne-Lacasse M, Nadon R, Goulet EDEffect of Creatine Supplementation on Jumping Performance in Elite Volleyball PlayersInt J Sports Physiol Perform.(2011 Aug 22)
4.^Juhász I, Györe I, Csende Z, Rácz L, Tihanyi JCreatine supplementation improves the anaerobic performance of elite junior fin swimmersActa Physiol Hung.(2009 Sep)