|Mechanisms that facilitate exercise performance||Potentiating effects on exercise performance|
|Higher initial CP availability and resynthesis16||Greater dynamic strength and endurance17|
|Increased ATP resynthesis12||More efficient muscle damage attenuation18|
|More efficient antioxidant activity19||Faster and higher power production20|
|Increased muscle protein kinetics21||Accelerated muscle hypertrophy22|
|Increased hormonal proliferation22||Decreased recovery time during anaerobic activity23|
|Enhanced fatigue resistance8|
Searches were performed using the terms: ‘military personnel’, ‘creatine’.
CP, creatine phosphate.