Despite the promotional materials, Sidney Stohs
and Rick Loy, executives with AdvoCare International of Texas
, which makes the products, said Spark was not devised or marketed for children's athletic performance but rather for their overall good health.
..."It's not just a caffeine delivery system; it has many more nutritional properties," said Stohs, senior vice president for research and development at AdvoCare, the nation's leading company in direct marketing of dietary supplements for athletes.
...Stohs joined the company full time in 2003 after retiring as dean of the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton University.
said such products were not for children.AdvoCare
has drawn criticism for its marketing at youth athletic events.