Evidence of a Ceiling Effect for Training Volume in Muscle Hypertrophy and Strength in Trained Men—Less is More?

in International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
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This article has been retracted at the request of the authors on April 16, 2020. They performed an a posteriori analysis of the data and identified inconsistencies that changed their evaluation of the results. The authors apologize for the inconvenience.

Barbalho is with the Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade da Amazônia, Belém, Pará, Brazil. Barbalho and Gentil are with FEFD - Faculdade de Educação Física e Dança, Universidade Federal de Goiás - UFG, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil. Coswig is with the Faculdade de Educação Física, Universidade Federal do Pará, Castanhal, Pará, Brazil. Steele and Fisher are with the School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences, Southampton Solent University, Southampton, United Kingdom. Steele is also with ukactive Research Inst, London, United Kingdom. Giessing is with the Inst of Sport Science, University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany.

Barbalho (matheussmbarbalho@gmail.com) is corresponding author.