Studies related to Exercise Capacity in COPD and Creatine

Creatine Supplementation During Pulmonary Rehabilitation In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 25
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
In persons with COPD given supplementation of either placebo (glucose) or creatine (5.7g) with glucose (35.7g) thrice daily to match placebo over two weeks, then with 5.7g once daily for 11 weeks, supplementation was associated with improvements in muscular strength and well being as well as an increase in weight that was not fat mass; cardiovascular exercise performance, however, was unaffected.

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