Effectiveness Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well branched chain amino acids is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1.8 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Branched Chain Amino Acids to reduce muscle damage may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Branched Chain Amino Acids'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 6 studies in the database on branched chain amino acids; the confidence rating is 120. 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.

Branched Chain Amino Acids Dose to Reduce Muscle Damage

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
5g once daily 5g
6g once daily 6g


Title of Study
Branched-chain amino acid supplementation and indicators of muscle damage after endurance exercise
Branched-chain amino acids supplementation attenuates the accumulation of blood lactate dehydrogenase during distance running
Effect of Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation on Recovery Following Acute Eccentric Exercise
Effect of BCAA supplement timing on exercise-induced muscle soreness and damage: a pilot placebo-controlled double-blind study
Post-exercise branched chain amino acid supplementation does not affect recovery markers following three consecutive high intensity resistance training bouts compared to carbohydrate supplementation
Effect of Oral Branched-Chain Amino Acid Supplementation Prior to Resistance Exercise on Metabolic Hormones, Plasma Amino Acids, and Serum Indices of Muscle Damage in the Recovery Period