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Table 1 Physical characteristics of the two groups of participants. Values are presented as the mean ± SD

From: Brain serotonin and dopamine modulators, perceptual responses and endurance performance during exercise in the heat following creatine supplementation

  Placebo Group (n = 10) Creatine Group (n = 11)
  Pre Post Pre Post
Age (yr) 27 ± 4 - 27 ± 5 -
Height (cm) 181 ± 4 - 178 ± 7 -
Weight (kg) 71.0 ± 6.0 71.2 ± 6.0 72.7 ± 6.6 73.4 ± 6.6*
Total body water (L) 40.4 ± 3.3 40.5 ± 3.2 41.0 ± 3.1 41.6 ± 3.2*
Intracellular Water (L) 21.9 ± 1.8 21.9 ± 1.8 22.2 ± 1.8 22.7 ±
Extracellular Water (L) 18.5 ± 1.5 18.5 ± 1.4 18.8 ± 1.4 18.9 ± 1.5
V ˙ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGafeOvayLbaiaaaaa@2D11@ O2 max (L·min-1) 4.3 ± 0.4 - 4.5 ± 0.4 -
V ˙ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGafeOvayLbaiaaaaa@2D11@ O2 max (ml·kg·min-1) 60.5 ± 4.7 - 61.4 ± 4.6 -
Max work rate (watts) 350 ± 34 - 373 ± 31 -
  1. * Indicates a significant difference from pre-supplementation values