Does leucine reduce muscle damage?
The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well leucine 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 Leucine to reduce muscle damage. Using Leucine 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 leucine; 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|
|16950mg||4x per day||67800mg|
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|Title of Study|
|Effect of leucine supplementation on indices of muscle damage following drop jumps and resistance exercise|