Summary

The findings of the studies by Dr. Brilla, et al, have shown the benefits of creatine supplementation , and has further pointed out that Albion’s Creatine MagnaPower® (magnesium creatine chelate) has some important effects on the body that are beyond that of other creatine forms, as stated in Dr. Brilla’s conclusions. The advantages of the Creatine MagnaPower® have held true over the course of three different clinical studies by Dr. Brilla and company.


Published reports from the studies are listed below. There are no publications yet from the 2009 study. However, manuscripts will be prepared, with the first paper in progress reporting the DOMS results.

Brilla, L.R., Giroux, M.S., Taylor, A., and Knutzen, K.M. (2003). Magnesium creatine supplementation effects on body water. Metabolism. 52(9):1136-1140.

Brilla, L.R. Kennedy, J.S., and Knutzen, K.M. (2002) Magnesium-creatine supplementation effects on exhaustive exercise. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 75:419S.

Brilla, L.R., Giroux, M.S., Taylor, A., and Knutzen, K.M. (2002) Magnesium-creatine supplementation effects on anaerobic power and fatigue. The FASEB Journal, pt. II, 16:A783.

Brilla, L.R., Giroux, M.S., Taylor, A., Kennedy, J.S., Ramirez, R.E., Puz, D., and Knutzen, K.M. (2002) Magnesium-creatine supplementation on total body water, ICF and ECF compartments. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 34(5S):S3.

Brilla, L.R., Kennedy, J., Ramierez, R.E, Puz, D. and Knutzen, K.M. (2003) Magnesium-creatine supplementation: stacking vs. chelate on knee extension torque. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(5):S217.

Brilla, L.R., Schwerdtfeger, K. L. Varland, C. R., and Tomulty, T. (2007) Effects of magnesium and creatine on the break point of anaerobic performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(5): S44.

Prepared by: Lorrie Brilla, Ph.D. Western Washington University Bellingham, WA 98225-9067
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