Vitamin C reduce muscle damage

Does vitamin c reduce muscle damage?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to reduce muscle damage. The overall rating for this claim is 1.4 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Vitamin C to reduce muscle damage. Using Vitamin C to reduce muscle damage will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Reduce Muscle Damage

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 12 studies in the database on vitamin c; the confidence rating is 240. 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.

Vitamin C Dose to Reduce Muscle Damage

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
0.9mg once daily 0.9mg

These dosages are based on body weight. The default value is 150 pounds. Enter your weight and click update to get appropriate dosages for your own body weight.

References

Title of Study
Short-Term High-Dose Vitamin C and E Supplementation Attenuates Muscle Damage and Inflammatory Responses to Repeated Taekwondo Competitions: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial
Does quercetin and vitamin C improve exercise performance, muscle damage, and body composition in male athletes?
Quercetin and vitamin C supplementation: effects on lipid profile and muscle damage in male athletes
Oxidative stress response to aerobic exercise: comparison of antioxidant supplements
Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise
Post-exercise vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise
Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from eccentric exercise
Muscle soreness and damage parameters after prolonged intermittent shuttle-running following acute vitamin C supplementation
Effect of Vitamin C and E supplementation on biochemical and ultrastructural indices of muscle damage after a 21 km run
Supplementation with vitamin C and N-acetyl-cysteine increases oxidative stress in humans after an acute muscle injury induced by eccentric exercise
No effect of antioxidant supplementation on muscle performance and blood redox status adaptations to eccentric training
Supplementation with vitamin C and N-acetyl-cysteine increases oxidative stress in humans after an acute muscle injury induced by eccentric exercise

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