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Table 1 Daily urinary creatine (Cr) excretion and retention

From: Effects of short-term ingestion of Russian Tarragon prior to creatine monohydrate supplementation on whole body and muscle creatine retention and anaerobic sprint capacity: a preliminary investigation

   Day   
Variable Group 0 1 2 3 4 5   p-level
Urinary Cr Excreted (g∙day-1) P + CrM 0.3 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 1.60 3.5 ± 2.300 4.7 ± 3.3000 3.2 ± 2.800 5.0 ± 3.4000 Time 0.001
RT + CrM 0.5 ± 0.6 1.7 ± 1.10 3.4 ± 2.700 4.2 ± 3.3000 4.6 ± 2.200 5.4 ± 3.2000 Group 0.801
Combined 0.4 ± 0.5 1.8 ± 1.4* 3.5 ± 2.4*† 4.4 ± 3.2*†‡ 3.9 ± 2.6*† 5.2 ± 3.2*†‡ GxT 0.59
Whole body Cr Retention (g∙day-1) P + CrM 0.0 ± 0.0 8.1 ± 1.60 6.5 ± 2.300 5.3 ± 3.3000 6.8 ± 2.800 5.0 ± 3.4000 Time 0.001
RT + CrM 0.0 ± 0.0 8.3 ± 1.10 6.6 ± 2.700 5.8 ± 3.3000 5.4 ± 2.200 4.6 ± 3.2000 Group 0.82
Combined 0.0 ± 0.0 8.2 ± 1.4* 6.5 ± 2.4*† 5.6 ± 3.2*†‡ 6.1 ± 2.6*† 4.8 ± 3.2*†‡ GxT 0.59
  1. (n = 10).
  2. Values are means ± standard deviations. (n = 10) Greenhouse-Geisser time and group x time (G x T) interaction p-levels are reported with univariate group p-levels. *Significantly different than Day 0. †Significantly different than Day 1. ‡Significantly different than Day 2.