Ergogenic aid

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Ergogenic aids are any external influences that enhance athletic performance or facilitate physical exercise. These include certain performance-enhancing drugs, mechanical aids, physiological aids, nutritional aids (sports supplements), and psychological aids.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Liddle DG, Connor DJ (June 2013). "Nutritional supplements and ergogenic AIDS". Prim. Care 40 (2): 487–505. doi:10.1016/j.pop.2013.02.009. PMID 23668655. Amphetamines and caffeine are stimulants that increase alertness, improve focus, decrease reaction time, and delay fatigue, allowing for an increased intensity and duration of training 
  2. ^ Thein LA, Thein JM, Landry GL (1995). "Ergogenic aids". Phys Ther 75 (5): 426–39. PMID 7732086. Retrieved 9 March 2015.