Ergogenic aids may directly influence the physiological capacity of a particular body system thereby improving performance, remove psychological constraints which impact performance, and increase the speed of recovery from training and competition.
These can be as simple as water used before and after exercising to aid in hydration, to something as advanced as anabolic steroids.
Use of Oral Creatine as an Ergogenic Aid for Increased Sports Performance: Perceptions of Adolescent Athletes.(Statistical Data Included)(Polling Data)
Jun 01, 2001; ABSTRACT Background. Competitive athletes, including adolescents, seek ways to gain advantage over competitors. One ergogenic aid...