Does arginine reduce muscle damage?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well arginine is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Arginine to reduce muscle damage. Using Arginine to reduce muscle damage will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.
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 is one study in the database on arginine; the confidence rating is 20. 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.
|Dosage||Frequency||Daily Total||Effectiveness Rating of Dosage|
|10g||3x per day||30g|
|Title of Study|
|The Effect of Arginine or Glycine Supplementation on Gastrointestinal Function, Muscle Injury, Serum Amino Acid Concentrations and Performance During a Marathon Run|