SUMMARY: THE USE OF SPORT SUPPLEMENT DRINKS IS POPULAR AMONG THOSE TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE. HOWEVER, DO YOU NEED THEM? DO THEY INCREASE PERFORMANCE, RECOVERY, STRENGTH, OR POWER? THIS COLUMN WILL PRESENT BOTH SIDES OF THIS DISCUSSION.
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1Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida
2University of Connecticut, Department of Kinesiology, Human Performance Laboratory, Storrs, Connecticut
The purpose of the Point/Counterpoint Column is to provide a respectful and balanced discussion in relation to controversial or current topics in the fields of strength and conditioning, nutrition, and human performance.
COLUMN EDITOR: Lee Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA
Jose Antonio the CEO of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
Colleen Muoz is a doctoral students in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut.