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Table 1 Body Composition and Strength Changes.

From: Effects of arachidonic acid supplementation on training adaptations in resistance-trained males

Variable AA (n = 15) PLA (n = 16) Significance
Body Mass (kg)    
   Day 0 85.1 ± 11.5 87.1 ± 14.5 Group: 0.70
   Day 25 85.6 ± 11.6 87.9 ± 14.4 Time: 0.001
   Day 50 86.6 ± 12.2 88.1 ± 13.0 G × T: 0.31
FFM (kg)    
   Day 0 59.9 ± 8.2 63.9 ± 8.4 Group: 0.19
   Day 25 60.9 ± 8.1 64.8 ± 8.2 Time: 0.001
   Day 50 61.1 ± 8.5 64.9 ± 8.0 G × T: 0.71
Fat mass (kg)    
   Day 0 15.8 ± 5.6 13.8 ± 7.3 Group: 0.35
   Day 25 15.5 ± 5.7 13.5 ± 6.9 Time: 0.24
   Day 50 16.3 ± 5.9 13.8 ± 7.2 G × T: 0.22
%BF (%)    
   Day 0 19.9 ± 6.1 16.5 ± 6.5 Group: 0.12
   Day 25 19.3 ± 6.1 15.9 ± 5.9 Time: 0.02
   Day 50 20.0 ± 6.0 16.3 ± 6.2 G × T: 0.43
Bench Press 1RM (kg)    
   Day 0 103.0 ± 24.9 113.5 ± 24.6 Group: 0.26
   Day 25 107.0 ± 23.4 118.5 ± 23.0 Time: < 0.001
   Day 50 114.4 ± 25.8 121.5 ± 21.5 G × T: 0.20
Leg press 1RM (kg)    
   Day 0 370.8 ± 113.5 413.4 ± 80.4 Group: 0.26
   Day 25 379.2 ± 109.5 416.8 ± 77.2 Time: < 0.001
   Day 50 395.8 ± 123.8 436.1 ± 78.9 G × T: 0.8
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SD.
  2. AA: Arachidonic acid, PLA: placebo, %BF: body fat percentage, 1RM: one-repetition maximum.