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Dietary Supplements and Sports Performance: Amino Acids

Melvin Williams

Author Affiliations

Exercise Science, Sport, Physical Education, and Recreation, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2005, 2:63-67  doi:10.1186/1550-2783-2-2-63

Published: 9 December 2005

Abstract

This is the third in a series of six articles to discuss the major classes of dietary supplements (vitamins; minerals; amino acids; herbs or botanicals; metabolites, constituents/extracts, or combinations). The major focus is on efficacy of such dietary supplements to enhance exercise or sport performance.

Keywords:
ergogenic aids; sports supplements; protein