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aid

1. Mountaineering any of various devices such as piton or nut when used as a direct help in the ascent
2. (in medieval Europe; in England after 1066) a feudal payment made to the king or any lord by his vassals, usually on certain occasions such as the marriage of a daughter or the knighting of an eldest son

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Positive and Negative Placebo Effects Resulting From the Deceptive Administration of an Ergogenic Aid.
The effect of caffeine as an ergogenic aid in anaerobic exercise.
The use of supplements as ergogenic aids is common among endurance athletes.
Creatine supplementation as an ergogenic aid for sports performance in highly trained athletes: a critical review.
sports--specific training, caloric needs, and lifestyle optimization), then the athlete and associated team will be in a better position to determine appropriate supplemental ergogenic aids.
Alvares TS, Meirelles CM, Bhambhani YN, Paschoalin VM, Gomes PS (2011) L-Arginine as a potential ergogenic aid in healthy subjects.
Effect of caffeine on the neuromuscular system--potential as an ergogenic aid.
CoQ10 has been suggested for use as an ergogenic aid.
In conclusion, it is clear that a hypotonic sports drink with much less carbohydrate than the usual isotonic drinks can be an effective ergogenic aid for endurance performance of an hour or so, provided the drink includes some salt.
As an ergogenic aid, it has been found to increase levels of insulin-like growth factors, and the combination leads to increased protein synthesis and muscle mass.