Potassium improve sprint performance

Does potassium improve sprint performance?

Effectiveness Rating for Potassium's Ability to Improve Sprint Performance

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well potassium is able to improve sprint performance. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Potassium to improve sprint performance. Using Potassium to improve sprint performance will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Potassium's Ability to Improve Sprint Performance

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 potassium; 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.

References

Title of Study
Discrete physiological effects of beetroot juice and potassium nitrate supplementation following 4-wk sprint interval training

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