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We would like to acknowledge Kristin Sainani and Blake McShane for their thoughtful comments.
No financial support was received for the conduct of this study or preparation of this manuscript.
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Matthew Tenan, Andrew Vigotsky, and Aaron Caldwell declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Details of our math and simulations can be found on OSF: https://osf.io/2r5ev/.
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Tenan, M.S., Vigotsky, A.D. & Caldwell, A.R. Comment on: “A Method to Stop Analyzing Random Error and Start Analyzing Differential Responders to Exercise”. Sports Med (2019) doi:10.1007/s40279-019-01249-9