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Energy Drinks: A Review Article

Klepacki, Brian MS, CISSN, CSCS

Strength & Conditioning Journal: February 2010 - Volume 32 - Issue 1 - pp 37-41
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181c14ace
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ENERGY DRINKS ARE A CATEGORY OF BEVERAGES THAT TYPICALLY CONTAIN CAFFEINE. PRODUCTS IN THIS CATEGORY INCLUDE RED BULL, REDLINE, MONSTER, FULL THROTTLE, AS WELL AS MANY OTHERS. THE PURPOSE OF THIS REVIEW IS TO EXAMINE THE CURRENT SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE REGARDING THE “ENERGY DRINK” CATEGORY.

ProSwing Athletic Training Center, Port Chester, New York

Brian Klepackiis a certified sports nutritionist by the International Society of Sports Nutrition and specializes in sports nutrition for endurance athletes. He is the director of Strength and Conditioning and Sports Nutrition at ProSwing Athletic Training Center in Port Chester, New York. www.bktrainer.com

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