Select Page

References – Caffeine Benefits for Athletes

  1. Escohotado, A and Symington, K. A Brief History of Drugs: From the Stone Age to the Stoned South Paris, ME: Park Street Press, 1999.
  2. Rivers, WHR and Webber, HN. The action of caffeine on the capacity for muscular workJ Physiol36: 33-47, 1907.
  3. Andersen, JF, Jacobs, DR, Carlsen, MH, and Blomoff, R. Consumption of coffee is associated with reduced risk of death attributed to inflammatory and cardiovascular diseases in the Iowa Women’s Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr83: 1039-1046, 2006.
  4. Graham, TE. Caffeine and exercise: Metabolism, endurance, and performance. Sports Med31: 785-807, 2001.
  5. Engels, HJ, Wirth, JC, Celik, S, and Dorsey, JL. Influence of caffeine on metabolic and cardiovascular functions during sustained light intensity cycling and at rest. Int J Sports Nutr9: 361-370, 1999.
  6. Astorino TA, Roberson DW. Efficacy of acute caffeine ingestion for short-term high-intensity exercise performance: a systematic review. J Strength Cond Res. 2010;24(1):257-65.
  7. Desbrow, B and Leveritt, M. Well-trained endurance athletes’ knowledge, insight, and experience of caffeine use. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab17: 328-339, 2007.
  8. Burke, LM. Caffeine and sports performance. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab33: 1319-1334, 2008.
  9. Cole, KJ, Costill, DL, Starling, RD, Goodpaster, BH, Trappe, SW, and Fink, WJ. Effect of caffeine ingestion on perception of effort and subsequent work production. Int J Sports Nutr6: 14-23, 1996.
  10. Costill, DL, Dalsky, GP, and Fink, WJ. Effects of caffeine on metabolism and exercise performance. Med Sci Sports10: 155-158, 1978.
  11. Cox, GR, Desbrow, B, Montgomery, PG, Anderson, ME, Bruce, CR, Macrides, TA, Martin, DT, Moquin, A, Roberts, A, Hawley, JA, and Burke, LM. Effect of different protocols of caffeine intake on metabolism and endurance performance. J Appl Physiol93: 990-999, 2002.
  12. Doherty, M and Smith, PM. Effects of caffeine ingestion on rating of perceived exertion during and after exercise: A meta-analysis. Scand J Med Sci Sports15: 69-78, 2005.
  13. Ivy, JL, Costill, DL, Fink, WJ, and Lower, RW. Influence of caffeine and carbohydrate feedings on endurance performance. Med Sci Sports11: 6-11, 1979.
  14. Kovacs, EMR, Stegen, JHCH, and Brouns, F. Effect of caffeinated drinks on substrate metabolism, caffeine excretion, and performance. J Appl Physiol85: 709-715, 1998.
  15. Astorino, TA, Firth, K, and Rohmann, RL. Effect of caffeine ingestion on one-repetition maximum muscular strengthEur J Appl Physiol102: 127-132, 2008.
  16. Beaven, CM, Hopkins, WG, Hansen, KT, Wood, MR, Cronin, JB, and Lowe, TE. Dose effect of caffeine on testosterone and cortisol responses to resistance exercise. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab18: 131-141, 2008.
  17. Beck, TW, Housh, TJ, Schmidt, RJ, Johnson, GO, Housh, DJ, Coburn, JW, and Malek, MH. The acute effects of a caffeine-containing supplement on strength, muscular endurance, and anaerobic capabilities. J Strength Cond Res20: 506-510, 2006.
  18. Collomp, K, Ahmaidi, S, Chatard, JC, Audran, M, and Prefaut, C. Benefits of caffeine ingestion on sprint performance in trained and untrained swimmers. Eur J Appl Physiol64: 377-380, 1992.
  19. Jackman, M, Wendling, P, Friars, D, and Graham, TE. Metabolic, catecholamine, and endurance responses to caffeine during intense exercise. J Appl Physiol81: 1658-1663, 1996.
  20. Jacobs, I, Pasternak, H, and Bell, DG. Effects of ephedrine, caffeine, and their combination of muscular endurance. Med Sci Sports Exerc35: 987-994, 2003.
  21. Jacobson, BH, Weber, MD, Claypool, I, and Hunt, LE. Effect of caffeine on maximal strength and power in elite male athletes. Br J Sports Med26: 276-280, 1992.
  22. Wiles, JD, Coleman, D, Tegerdine, M, and Swaine, IL. The effects of caffeine ingestion on performance time, speed, and power during a laboratory-based 1 km cycling time-trial. J Sports Sci 24: 1165-1171, 2006.
  23. Woolf, KW, Bidwell, WK, and Carlson, AG. The effect of caffeine as an ergogenic aidin anaerobic exercise. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 18: 412-429, 2008.