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Table 3 Anthropometric, Strength and Anaerobic Power Performance Results

From: Effect of Protein Intake on Strength, Body Composition and Endocrine Changes in Strength/Power Athletes

Variable Group PRE POST Δ PRE – POSI
Body Mass (kg) BL 99.7 ± 8.4 100.3 ± 9.5 0.59 ± 2.11
  RL 93.3 ± 9.3 94.6 ± 9.8 1.32 ± 0.88
  AL 95.1 ± 7.5 95.7 ± 7.7 0.51 ± 1.89
Lean Body Mass (kg) BL 76.8 ± 3.5 76.8 ± 4.6 -0.01 ± 1.63
  RL 73.9 ± 4.6 74.7 ± 5.0 0.77 ± 1.49
  AL 74.2 ± 7.1 75.3 ± 7.6 1.10 ± 2.22
Body Fat (%) BL 22.7 ± 6.1 23.1 ± 6.4 0.32 ± 1.51
  RL 20.1 ± 8.1 20.0 ± 8.2 -0.09 ± 1.60
  AL 21.4 ± 3.3 20.3 ± 3.3 -1.10 ± 1.88
1-RM Squat (kg) BL 166.9 ± 23.0 180.2 ± 17.1 13.3 ± 11.9
  RL 146.8 ± 21.8 164.6 ± 30.2 17.8 ± 16.8
  AL 175.3 ± 45.5 197.1 ± 40.1 21.7 ± 12.4
1-RM Bench Press (kg) BL 123.6 ± 13.4 132.1 ± 10.6 8.5 ± 5.5
  RL 113.3 ± 17.6 121.4 ± 18.8 8.1 ± 6.5
  AL 132.4 ± 24.1 143.9 ± 21.7 ** 11.5 ± 8.1
  1. BL = below recommended protein intake; RL = recommended protein intake; AL = above recommended protein intake. ** = significantly different (p < 0.05) than RL