β-Alanine supplementation enhances human skeletal muscle relaxation speed but not force production capacity.

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Applied Physiology, December 2014
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Title
β-Alanine supplementation enhances human skeletal muscle relaxation speed but not force production capacity.
Published in
Journal of Applied Physiology, December 2014
DOI 10.1152/japplphysiol.00991.2014
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Authors

Ricci Hannah, Rebecca Louise Stannard, Claire Minshull, Guilherme Giannini Artioli, Roger Charles Harris, Craig Sale, Hannah R, Stannard RL, Minshull C, Artioli GG, Harris RC, Sale C

Abstract

β-alanine (BA) supplementation improves human exercise performance. One possible explanation for this is an enhancement of muscle contractile properties, occurring via elevated intramuscular carnosine resulting in improved calcium sensitivity and handling. This study investigated the effect of BA supplementation on in vivo contractile properties and voluntary neuromuscular performance.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 4%
Unknown 27 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 21%
Researcher 6 21%
Student > Bachelor 3 11%
Student > Postgraduate 2 7%
Other 4 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 43%
Sports and Recreations 8 29%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 7%
Social Sciences 2 7%
Other 1 4%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 47. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 December 2015.
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#148,279
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Outputs from Journal of Applied Physiology
#137
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Outputs of similar age
#6,759
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Outputs of similar age from Journal of Applied Physiology
#10
of 64 outputs
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