Does creatine monohydrate improve running performance?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well creatine monohydrate is able to improve running performance. The overall rating for this claim is 2 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Creatine Monohydrate to improve running performance may lead to positive results.
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 creatine monohydrate; 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.
|Dosage||Frequency||Daily Total||Effectiveness Rating of Dosage|
|5g||4x per day||20g|
|Title of Study|
|Combined effect of creatine monohydrate or creatine hydrochloride and caffeine supplementation in runners’performance and body composition|
|Effects of creatine supplementation on muscle power, endurance, and sprint performance|