Whey Protein increase muscle mass

Does whey protein increase muscle mass?

Effectiveness Rating for Whey Protein's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well whey protein is able to increase muscle mass. 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 Whey Protein to increase muscle mass will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Whey Protein's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

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 8 studies in the database on whey protein; the confidence rating is 160. 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 Effectiveness Rating
Effects of Whey Isolate, Creatine, and Resistance Training on Muscle Hypertrophy
The Effects of Beef, Chicken, or Whey Protein After Workout on Body Composition and Muscle Performance
The effect of whey protein supplementation with and without creatine monohydrate combined with resistance training on lean tissue mass and muscle strength
Effect of whey and soy protein supplementation combined with resistance training in young adults
The effects of protein and amino acid supplementation on performance and training adaptations during ten weeks of resistance training
The effect of whey isolate and resistance training on strength, body composition, and plasma glutamine
Eight weeks of pre- and postexercise whey protein supplementation increases lean body mass and improves performance in Division III collegiate female basketball players
The effects of 8 weeks of whey or rice protein supplementation on body composition and exercise performance

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