Douglas Kalman

Douglas Kalman
Nova Southeastern University | NSU · College of Osteopathic Medicine

PhD RD CCRC FISSN FACN
College of Osteopathic Medicine - Nutrition College of Psychology - Neurosciences College of Health Care Sciences

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Introduction
Currently in addition to academic duties and appointments at Nova Southeastern University [NSU - in the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (nutrition), Psychology and Healthcare Sciences], I am the SVP of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for the Natural Products Association.

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Publications (224)
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This position stand aims to provide an evidence-based summary of the energy and nutritional demands of tactical athletes to promote optimal health and performance while keeping in mind the unique challenges faced due to work schedules, job demands, and austere environments. After a critical analysis of the literature, the following nutritional guid...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the relative pharmacokinetics of creatine monohydrate delivered as a formula or as a pure powder (all mixed in solution). A single 5 g bolus of creatine monohydrate was ingested as CreaBev 1, CreaBev 2, or creatine monohydrate. Participants we assigned a test product and monitored in a supervised laborator...
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Introduction: Low magnesium levels have been implicated in the pathophysiology of stress, anxiety, depression, and other quality
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Creatine monohydrate is a popular ergogenic aid used by athletes, adolescents and older individuals. There are various forms of creatine supplements that are on the market, however, creatine monohydrate is the most popular. Creatine itself is considered as less stable in solution when left in solution over time. Advances in product development and...
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The purpose was to investigate the effects of CYP1A2 −163C > A polymorphism on the effects of acute caffeine (CAF) supplementation on anaerobic power in trained males. Sixteen trained males (age: 21.6 ± 7.1 years; height: 179.7 ± 5.6 cm; body mass: 72.15 ± 6.8 kg) participated in a randomized, double-blind, placebo (PLA) controlled crossover design...
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Corporate Nutrition presentation for Broadridge Financial Systems regarding Nutrition, health, longevity, and cognition. Presentation focuses on nutritional strategies from foods, fortified foods and supplements along with a lifestyle approach for enhancing wellness and supporting cognitive and cardiovascular health. The goal is to also support wor...
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Based on a comprehensive review and critical analysis of the literature regarding the effects of sodium bicarbonate supplementation on exercise performance, conducted by experts in the field and selected members of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), the following conclusions represent the official Position of the Society: 1. Sup...
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A large and growing body of research shows that non-caffeinated plant-based nutritional supplements can increase cognitive and physical performance. This study aimed to build on this work by investigating the possibility that a specific botanical blend (consisting of Bacopa monnieri bacosides, Kaempferia parviflora methoxy flavones, pomegranate pee...
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Session focuses on those athletes and exercising individuals that may not be typically considered, studied or paid attention to. Powerpoint focuses on data, information sharing and recommendations for the future. Recommendations about having better diversity and inclusivity.
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Session is focused on review of nootropic, cognitive supporting or enhancing nutritional ingredients. Modeled after the NFL draft, we take a fun play at sharing science, rationales for inclusion and to spur conversation.
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Cognitive function is a key aspect of healthy aging. Inflammation associated with normal aging, also called inflammaging is a primary risk factor for cognitive decline. A diet high in fruits and vegetable and lower in calories, particularly a Mediterranean Diet, may lower the risk of age-related cognitive decline due in part to the associated high...
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This session, as part of the 2nd Annual conference of The Society of NeuroSports focuses on the direct and indirect data t date concerning nutrition (diet, diet plus supplements) to impact ability to "game". This session contains data that has crossover to physical sports, the business world and more.
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Session of the 2021 Georgia Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (GAND) Annual Conference - session focused on exploring diversity and inclusivity within sports and exercise nutrition. Examined historical data and documents, current mission statements and activities by organizations and shared opportunities that exist in the field.
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The role(s) of the gut microbiome. Nutrition and sport related to the gut microbiome.
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Introduction: Age related changes in hair and skin impact quality of life. Interventions to mitigate these changes are of interest. Aim: To examine the safety and efficacy of LustrivaTM (a novel source of biotin and silicon) at a high or lower dose compared to placebo for impacts on hair and skin. Materials and Methods: In a randomized, double-bl...
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Following critical evaluation of the available literature to date, The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) position regarding caffeine intake is as follows: 1. Supplementation with caffeine has been shown to acutely enhance various aspects of exercise performance in many but not all studies. Small to moderate benefits of caffeine use...
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Background The purpose of this study was to investigate if acute caffeine mouth rinse improved 800-m running time-trial performance compared with placebo in recreational runners. Methods In a randomized, crossover, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study, seven recreationally endurance-trained men (age 24.6 ± 11.5 years; body mass 78.2 ± 7.9 kg...
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Nutrition and training is key for any kind of sports and essential for high powered performance in athletes. This session will look at and examine the basic nutrition principles for all athletes. The highlight of the session is understanding the difference between performance-oriented vs aesthetics-oriented sports. With the different types of spor...
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Session: CHAMPION OF COMPLIANCE: INGREDIENT & PRODUCT TESTING FOR LABEL VALIDATION, PROP 65 AND GMO’S. This presentation is one of three in the session.
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Session: CHAMPION OF COMPLIANCE: INGREDIENT & PRODUCT TESTING FOR LABEL VALIDATION, PROP 65 AND GMO’S. Hosted by Mark Jost (Gemeni Pharmaceuticals), presentations by Darryl Sullivan (Eurofins), Dr. Robert Wildman and Dr. Douglas Kalman
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"Sports Nutrition and the Microbiome" - covers if and how being physically active can influence the micro biome. Covers how diet impacts the microbiome. Covers the interface of diet and exercise along with the microbiome.
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This session focuses on understanding the sources of dietary collagen, what collagen is comprised of and how it may impact or affect aspects of health, human performance or well-being.
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This session covers US-FDA and US-FTC Regulatory as related to marketing within the dietary supplements, sport supplements industry. Session takes a deep dive into puffery in marketing and in science, while trying to provide guidance for better product development and quality control.
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This presentation centered on developing an understanding of the product development steps to consider, review of related regulatory, how to utilize science to further develop the product, coupled with shared study designs for when wanting to evaluate an ingredient or product for its impact on the immune system.
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Abstract/Poster A61: Cannabinoids and sports nutrition – is product marketing ahead of the science?
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Palm Fruit Bioactive complex (PFBc) has demonstrated antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Therefore, it was the purpose of this pilot, exploratory randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to investigate the effects of three doses of PFBc (0 mg/Placebo, 250 mg, 500 mg and 1,000 mg/day) taken for 30 days on measures of physiology,...
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The microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract play a significant role in nutrient uptake, vitamin synthesis, energy harvest, inflammatory modulation, and host immune response, collectively contributing to human health. Important factors such as age, birth method, antibiotic use, and diet have been established as formative factors that shape the...
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It is well recognized that adequate protein intake, especially the amino acid leucine, stimulates muscle protein synthesis and therefore supports muscle growth and function. It has been suggested that the protein intake required to reach maximal protein synthesis has been suggested to be between 20-40g of high-quality protein per meal. Therefore, a...
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Zinc-L-carnosine (ZnC), also called polaprezinc known as PepZin GI™, is a chelated compound that contains L-carnosine and zinc. It is a relatively new molecule and has been associated with multiple health benefits. There are several studies that support ZnC's benefits in restoring the gastric lining, healing other parts of the gastrointestinal (GI)...
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Background: Many over the counter and consumer packaged goods are promoted to enhance the appearance of hair, skin, and nails for the consumer. Nutrition is a major factor in affecting the health and appearance of hair, skin, and nails. In addition to how one eats, dietary supplementation may play a role in overall health and in the physical appea...
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Cardiovascular disease is among the leading causes of death worldwide. Many conditions such as myocardial infarctions and strokes are caused by the blockage of blood flow which can be due to an imbalance in clotting homeostatic mechanisms. Interventions to prevent and address the imbalances while minimizing side effects are desirable. One such opti...
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Position statement: The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) provides an objective and critical review of the mechanisms and use of probiotic supplementation to optimize the health, performance, and recovery of athletes. Based on the current available literature, the conclusions of the ISSN are as follows: Probiotics are live microorgan...
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Sport Nutrition for the Water Sport Athlete - concentration on the swimmer.
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This presentation focused on examining recent history in sports nurture coupled with some predictions for the future.
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This session focused on the identification of phytocannabinoids within Cannabis and hemp, as well as from foods (botanical and other). Discussion of Regulatory and Science ensues with Rick Collins Esq. and Dr. Kalman presenting on the topic.
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This session, part of the Sports Nutrition Summit at SSW2019 centers on an analysis of ideation and innovation in the sports nutrition sector. Methods of ideation, plus the analysis of current market is shared.
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Cognitive function is critical for successful prolonged performance in eSports. This double-blind placebo-controlled study examined the effect of an inositol-enhanced arginine silicate oral supplement on cognitive performance and energy in eSports athletes. Sixty healthy men and women who spent 5 or more hours a week playing video games were random...
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Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is composed of sulfur, oxygen, and methyl groups and is naturally found in a variety of foods. Because the amount found in foods can significantly decrease as a result of processing and modern agricultural practices, there has been increased interest in the usefulness of supplementing the diet with MSM. MSM is a natural...
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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition that impacts quality of life and functionality for which consumers often seek dietary supplements to provide some relief. The purpose of this double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was to assess the safety and efficacy of a water-soluble chicken eggshell membrane hydrosylate (WSEM) dietary supplem...
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This power point presentation is about the impacts and effects as well as physiological changes in BCAA's and EAA's throughout the lifecycle and as related to sports or exercise nutrition. A topical brief overview.
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The manufacturing and processing of various proteins may impact and affect their physiologic impacts in humans. This session examines different processing methods and study results, where less may be more.
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Background Associated with the legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes in various states across the United States, is a push for hemp and cannabis constituents, such as cannabidiol (CBD), to be part of the food, beverage and dietary supplement product supply. Although in review, currently it is not legal at the federal level...
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ISSN Guatemala Sports Nutrition Conference. Session: Nutrition and Sleep
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Nutrition for futbol (soccer)
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Examination of the different dietary protein sources and their relative impacts on body composition or exercise performance.
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The purpose of this investigation is to present observational data regarding sleep variables in professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes. These sleep performance measures were related to physical performance and injury in MMA athletes. Eight professional athletes were placed into a quasi-controlled, multivariable fight-camp environment for a...
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Abstract: With over two-thirds (71.6%) of the US adult population either overweight or obese, many strategies have been suggested for weight loss. While many are successful, the weight loss is often accompanied by a loss in lean body mass. This loss in lean body mass has multiple negative health implications. Therefore, weight loss strategies that...
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Background The sulfur-containing compound methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) has been used as a dietary supplement for a variety of reported health benefits. Clinical observations and case studies have indicated that MSM may help alleviate allergic rhinitis; however, this effect has not been evaluated under controlled conditions. Objective This study aim...
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This part of the panel workshop focused on a review of what makes up body composition, how various diets impact body composition, review of specific dietary supplements and impacts on body composition, with the goal of conveying that paying attention to the lean body mass component of weight loss is of importance for health and vitality.
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This presentation centers on gaining an understanding of what the Microbiome is, how diet (each macronutrient) effects the microbiome, how health, and how even exercise influences the microbiome. A deeper dive into pre and probiotics is relevant and covered too.
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ISSN Medellin October 2018 Session focused on understanding the cognitive processes, metabolic and physiologic pathways influenced by nutrition and how important thinking about supporting the brain and more is in the light of face of sports and exercise.
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The purpose of this study was to characterize pharmacokinetics of 3 doses of Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM). Six males received a dose of 1, 2, 3 grams of OptiMSM ®. Blood was tested at 0, 45, 90, 135, 180 and 240 minutes post. C Max (1 gm = 100 ± 36 uM/ml, 2 gm dose = 152 ± 51 uM/ml, 3 gm = 202 ±52 uM/ml). t Max 1 gm= 68± 25 min, 2 gm = 90 ± 49 minut...
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This presentation centers on how nutrition affects not only brain function, but how nerves act and interact, how muscle and nerves work together and of course, how well your brain performs, especially in a "sporting" perspective. Link: https://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/ConferencesDetails.php?IDconf=92
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ISSn London Conference: Body Composition. Presentation is on the science regarding weight cuts for weight based sports and review of what athletes really do in order to make weight. Ideas of convergence and athletic performance discussed.
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Basic text for and on Fitness Training, Health, Nutrition
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Introduction: Ashitaba, also known as Angelica keiski, is a plant found to contain a class of physiologically active flavonoids known as chalcones, that have shown anti-obesity and anti-diabetes effects. Objective: The goal of this pilot study was to evaluate the effects of Ashitaba, also known as Angelica keiski (ChalCurb®), an ingredient derived...
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This is the Proceedings of the 15th Annual ISSN Conference - Abstract/Poster Sessions Compendium. Studies I was involved with/presented included A24, A27 and A54.
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Background: The purpose of this prospective open-label pilot trial was to determine if adding whey or rice protein had an effect on body composition in elite mixed martial art athletes undergoing intense training. Methods: 11 healthy men age 28, underwent anthropometric and body composition testing at baseline and week 6. Participants received 75...
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BACKGROUND The sulfur-containing compound methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) has been used as a dietary supplement for a variety of reported health benefits. Clinical observations and case studies have indicated that MSM may help alleviate allergic rhinitis; however, this effect has not been evaluated under controlled conditions. OBJECTIVE This study aim...
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Presentation regarding aging, cognition, physical performance and nutrition.
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Coffee is a primary dietary source of the chlorogenic acids (CGAs) of phenolic compounds. Coffee contains caffeine and other phytonutrients, including CGAs. Caffeine on its own has been well characterized and descried pharmacoki-netically in the literature, less so for CGAs. The purpose of this double-blind crossover study was to determine the comp...
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Abstract Objective: Probiotics have been associated with many health benefits and have an established safety record. The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the safety and efficacy of inactivated Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086 (Staimune®) in supporting the immune system at rest, in response to an in vitro bacterial challenge, and in respo...
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High-quality proteins of various sources stimulate Muscle Protein Synthesis (MPS); however, less is known about the comparative bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics (PK) of typical dietary proteins. This was a prospective, randomized, pharmacokinetic, exploratory clinical trial to evaluate the amino acid bioavailability of chicken protein isolate [...
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Gherkin, a pure botanical extract from cucumber is a phytonutrient rich vegetable which may have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties. The purpose of this randomized double-blind placebo study was to determine the effects of Gherkin (Cuvitus™, Actido®)on exercise performance, markers of inflammation and acute muscle so...
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Obesity is a multifactorial disease characterized by an expansion of lipid storage in the form of triacylglycerides in adipose tissue (mainly in White Adipose Tissue, WAT). According to WHO, around 650 million of adults were obese in 2016. The fact sheet literally states "…overweight and obesity are linked to more deaths worldwide than underweight....
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International Society of Sports Nutrition - Bodybuilding.com Conference Cognitive Sports Nutrition
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Turmeric, a spice that has long been recognized for its medicinal properties, has received interest from both the medical/scientific world and from culinary enthusiasts, as it is the major source of the polyphenol curcumin. It aids in the management of oxidative and inflammatory conditions, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, anxiety, and hyperlipidemia...
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Presentation about the nutritional aspects of cognition and how applies for sport.
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The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of UP1306 on discomfort and function in adults with osteoarthritis of the knee. In a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, parallel design, 135 subjects received UP1306, a standardized, proprietary extract of Morus alba and Acacia catechu , glucosamine chondroitin, or placebo for 12 w...
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Position statement: The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) provides an objective and critical review regarding the timing of macronutrients in reference to healthy, exercising adults and in particular highly trained individuals on exercise performance and body composition. The following points summarize the position of the ISSN: 1. Nu...
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2017 Presentation at the 14th Annual ISSN Conference (www.theissn.org)
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Position statement The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) provides an objective and critical review related to the intake of protein for healthy, exercising individuals. Based on the current available literature, the position of the Society is as follows: 1) An acute exercise stimulus, particularly resistance exercise, and protein i...
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Position Statement: The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) bases the following position stand on a critical analysis of the literature regarding the effects of diet types (macronutrient composition; eating styles) and their influence on body composition. The ISSN has concluded the following. 1) There is a multitude of diet types and e...
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Creatine is one of the most popular nutritional ergogenic aids for athletes. Studies have consistently shown that creatine supplementation increases intramuscular creatine concentrations which may help explain the observed improvements in high intensity exercise performance leading to greater training adaptations. In addition to athletic and exerci...
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Conference Presentation - An overview of Muscle Metabolism focusing in on energy production, nutrients used or affected and what new research is starting to tell us.
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2017 Ingredient Marketplace - ISSN Sports Nutrition Workshop.
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The NSCA-Japan Annual Conference ISSN section January 2017
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Contributing reviewers The editors of Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal from Volume 12 (2015).
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Inositol-stabilized arginine silicate (ASI; Nitrosigine®) has been validated to increase levels of arginine, silicon and nitric oxide production. To evaluate potential enhancement of mental focus and clarity, ASI (1500 mg/day) was tested in two double-blind placebo-controlled crossover (DBPC-X) studies using the Trail Making Test (TMT, Parts A and...
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Discussion on the market and science trends regarding Fitness versus Sports Nutrition and the Consumer - 9/2016
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Effects of MusclePharm Assault BlackTM on lower extremity spinal excitability and postactivation potentiation: A pilot study Brian Wallace*, Haley Bergstrom, Kelly Wallace Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA Email: brian.wallace@uky.edu; brian.wallace@northern.edu Background: Caffeine h...