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  • Caffeine

    As the results show, the increase of caffeine caused the mouse to complete the obstacle course in a slower time than without any caffeine. What does this really mean? The caffeine had a detrimental effect on the mouse’s cognitive and motor skills. In humans, low amounts of caffeine can be very beneficial by increasing alertness, improving concentration, and boosting overall energy. However, high amounts of caffeine cause adverse reactions, such as anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, elevated heart rate, and irritability. Because the test subject had no prior exposure to caffeine, thus having no tolerance to the drug, the mouse was especially sensitive to caffeine. Meaning, the seemingly low dose caused the negative side effects that humans experience…

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  • Caffeine Synthesis

    is some evidence that caffeine causes an increase in respiratory frequency. Tidal volume and alveolar ventilation were lower for caffeinated females than non-caffeinated females as exercise intensity increases. Both the non-caffeinated group and caffeinated group had a fairly good correlation between the increases in tidal volume and alveolar ventilation as work rate increased…

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  • The Consequences Of Caffeine

    Caffeine may assist with getting through the day however how much is too much? As proven by Linda Massey Emeritus Professor of Nutrition at Washington State University says, “caffeine potentially leads to some spinal bone loss in postmenopausal women if they typically drink more than three cups, or 300 mg of caffeine, a day, but don 't get enough calcium in their diet” (Candy, 2013, para. 4). This is one of the consequences from caffeine of who people are unaware of. In society today, caffeine…

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  • What Is Caffeine?

    percent of Americans that consume caffeine daily.” Little do people know that the most popular used drug “Caffeine” is a big health instability. Caffeine impacts individuals not only mentally, but also physically in one shape or form. All health risks of the compound are unpredictable and vary from person to person immensely. While many people believe that caffeine has numerous benefits to it, the substance is a big health risk. People’s mental health is impacted negatively in many ways by…

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  • Caffeine Extraction

    Extraction of Caffeine from Tealeaves Rosheen Villaraza, Dana Young, Dana Yu*, and Ray Zafra Department of Biological Studies, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines Abstract Experiment 3 highlights the separation of caffeine from tea leaves and using chromatography for testing its purity. Extraction is a method of separating the desired from the undesired substance in a mixture through the solubility properties of the substances. In the experimental extraction, Camellia sinensis was…

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  • Caffeine Experiment

    the science side of it. There have been several researchers studying the effects of caffeine, and they believe it can enhance athletic performance and agility in sports. Because of this we believe if caffeine levels are increased, then time taken to run a lap will decrease when time is a function of caffeine level. To test this we will have a group of ten subject male and female who around the same athletic capabilities. Then, we will give them a set volume of liquid at different caffeine…

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  • The Benefits Of Caffeine

    When looking into the benefits of caffeine, one also has to look at the cons of the so called benefit as well. Consuming caffeine is a great way to stop feeling fatigue but there are also many health risks that also arise when intaking caffeine. While caffeine has many benefits are health risks worth the rush of caffeine? Caffeine is one of those things that has been around for a very long time. If someone would say “caffeinated beverage,” no one would be confused because it is such a…

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  • Caffeine Essay

    Caffeine has been used all over the world for centuries, and today we consume caffeine on a day to day basis. Rather it be habitual or by accident it seems to be found everywhere in at least the average American’s diet. The main reason so much caffeine is consumed today is because of its ability to “put off exhaustion.” By definition caffeine is a drug that stimulates the central nervous system causing increased heart rate and alertness. Meaning that it is not necessarily giving you “energy” but…

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  • Caffeine Addiction

    we think about illicit drugs like crack, cocaine, marijuana, or heroin, we hardly ever think about the more mundane drugs such as caffeine. “In the US, more than 90% of adults use caffeine regularly, with an average consumption of more than 200 mg of caffeine per day - more caffeine than in two 6 ounce cups of coffee or five 12 ounce cans of soft drinks” (Nichols, 2015). This makes caffeine the perfect drug because it is widely-available, cheap, and fast-acting (Hodge, Scanlon, Corbett, &…

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  • Caf And Caffeine

    3) Over the past thirty years research on the effects of ergogenic aids of CHO and caffeine (CAF) during endurance exercise has been studied and, researchers have mixed answers to why the combination of the two improve exercise. The research states that combination of these two ergogenic aids improves endurance performance. CAF is absorbed quickly through the gastrointestinal tract and is metabolized in the liver which allows for elevated levels to appear within fifteen to forty minutes. The…

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