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Table 1 Participant descriptive statistics

From: High-intensity interval training and β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyric free acid improves aerobic power and metabolic thresholds

Variable Control
(n = 8)
PLA-HIIT
(n = 13)
HMBFA-HIIT
(n = 13)
p-value
Age (y) 21.0 ± 2.4 23.6 ± 3.7 22.9 ± 2.4 0.166
Height (cm) 171.4 ± 5.7 172.6 ± 12.2 173.0 ± 9.2 0.939
Body mass (kg) 76.3 ± 12.8 74.9 ± 16.6 72.4 ± 9.9 0.793
% Body fat 22.4 ± 8.1 19.7 ± 8.6 24.8 ± 8.1 0.301
Training volume (kJ) N/A 1437.0 ± 309.6 1456.8 ± 378.6 0.313
  1. Values are presented as means ± SD. HIIT, high-intensity interval training. HMBFA, β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate in the free acid form (BetaTor™, Metabolic Technologies Inc, Ames, IA), PLA, placebo.