Muscle Soreness

Muscle soreness refers to the percieved soreness or tender state of muscle tissue following physical exercise, usually manifesting after a short delay (and hence its common name of 'delayed onset muscle soreness' or DOMS).

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Also Known As

Delayed onset muscle soreness, DOMS

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what supplements affect Muscle Soreness
Grade Level of Evidence
A Robust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials
B Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
C Single double blind study or multiple cohort studies
D Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
Magnitude of Effect Size
Scientific Consensus Comments
B Fish Oil
Comparative Health Goals evidence only available to buyers of our Supplement-Goals Reference

All information is still available and viewable on their respective supplement page.
C Citrulline
C Bromelain
C Ginger
C Green Tea Catechins
C L-Carnitine
C Leucic Acid
C Methylsulfonylmethane
C Theaflavins
C Vitamin C
C Anatabine
C Blueberry
C Branched Chain Amino Acids
C Phosphatidylserine
C Taurine
C Trimethylglycine


  1. Jenkins ND, et al The effects of anatabine on non-invasive indicators of muscle damage: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study . J Int Soc Sports Nutr. (2013)

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