Vitamin E improve running performance

Does vitamin e improve running performance?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin E's Ability to Improve Running Performance

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

Confidence Rating for Vitamin E's Ability to Improve Running 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 are 2 studies in the database on vitamin e; the confidence rating is 40. 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
Effects of palm vitamin e supplementation on exercise-induced oxidative stress and endurance performance in the heat
Vitamin E supplementation does not alter physiological performance at fixed blood lactate concentrations in trained runners

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