Monday, May 9, 2011

Supplements: Are you keeping up?

In this day and age, there is much talk and practice of supplementation.  Are they good or bad? A difficult task for the ATC can be staying informed on what commonly used supplements are viable or not.  This google document collected information on various  supplements, and connects them directly to peer reviewed research which examines their use and effects.
Simply click on a balloon for a specific item, or use the tab on the right to see empirical data for supplements as they rate for specific conditions.  

I also read this study on additives in supplements which may serve to help educate athlete's about what they are actually ingesting

Once in the article, click on links on the upper left hand side to peruse the article.  This topic truly is a moving target, and highly individualized. 

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