Does iron improve running performance?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well iron is able to improve running performance. The overall rating for this claim is 3 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Iron to improve running performance will most likely 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 is one study in the database on iron; 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.
|Title of Study|
|Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of iron supplementation in female soldiers during military training: effects on iron status, physical performance, and mood|