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Table 2 Main subjects’ characteristics at inclusion (PRE)

From: Effects of soluble milk protein or casein supplementation on muscle fatigue following resistance training program: a randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study

  PLA MC SMP ANOVA
Age (years) 22.0 ± 3.9 22.2 ± 3.9 22.5 ± 4.1 P = 0.912
BMI (Kg/m2) 23.4 ± 3.7 23.7 ± 3.5 22.7 ± 2.4 P-0.546
Physical activity (hours/week) 4.1 ± 2.2 5.1 ± 2.4 5.4 ± 3.0 P = 0.193
Vastus lateralis thickness (mm) 21.0 ± 3.2 21.5 ± 3.1 21.5 ± 3.5 P = 0.845
Counter movement jump (cm) 32.4 ± 6.0 32.2 ± 4.1 32.6 ± 4.5 P = 0.971
1-RM (kg) 87.7 ± 16.7 86.6 ± 17.7 83.6 ± 16.0 P = 0.702
Number of repetitions 16.5 ± 4.0 16.8 ± 3.4 15.5 ± 3.9 P = 0.527
Perceived exertion 13.9 ± 2.1 14.3 ± 2.2 14.0 ± 1.9 P = 0.820
  1. Data are mean values ± SD. PLA: placebo; MC: micellar casein; SMP: soluble milk protein; BMI: body mass index; 1-RM: maximum load lifted by leg extension.