Creatine increase muscle mass

Does creatine increase muscle mass?

Effectiveness Rating for Creatine's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well creatine is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 2.8 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Creatine to increase muscle mass will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Creatine's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

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 8 studies in the database on creatine; the confidence rating is 160. 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.


Title of Study Effectiveness Rating
Effects of Whey Isolate, Creatine, and Resistance Training on Muscle Hypertrophy
The effect of whey protein supplementation with and without creatine monohydrate combined with resistance training on lean tissue mass and muscle strength
Effects of creatine on isometric bench-press performance in resistance-trained humans
Effects of creatine loading and prolonged creatine supplementation on body composition, fuel selection, sprint and endurance performance in humans
Effects of creatine supplementation on body composition, strength, and sprint performance
Creatine supplementation enhances isometric strength and body composition improvements following strength exercise training in older adults
The effects of creatine monohydrate supplementation with and without D-pinitol on resistance training adaptations
Creatine Monohydrate Supplementation Does Not Augment Fitness, Performance, or Body Composition Adaptations in Response to Four Weeks of High-Intensity Interval Training in Young Females

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