Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid reduce muscle damage

Does alpha-ketoisocaproic acid reduce muscle damage?

Effectiveness Rating for Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well alpha-ketoisocaproic acid is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1.5 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid to reduce muscle damage may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 2 studies in the database on alpha-ketoisocaproic acid; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Alpha-Ketoisocaproic Acid Dose to Reduce Muscle Damage

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
300mg once daily 300mg
300mg once daily 300mg


Title of Study
Supplementation with beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) and alpha-ketoisocaproic acid (KIC) reduces signs and symptoms of exercise-induced muscle damage in man
Exercise-induced muscle damage is not attenuated by beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate and alpha-ketoisocaproic acid supplementation

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