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Table 3 Body Composition Variables

From: The effects of creatine ethyl ester supplementation combined with heavy resistance training on body composition, muscle performance, and serum and muscle creatine levels

Variables Day 0 Day 6 Day 27 Day 48
Body Weight (kg)   * (p = 0.015) * (p = 0.006) * (p = 0.027)
PLA 77.91 (18.36) 77.94 (17.76) 78.52 (18.64) 78.80 (18.50)
CRT 89.42 (22.08) 90.76 (22.60) 90.55 (22.54) 90.09 (22.86)
CEE 73.69 (14.94) 74.49 (14.48) 74.91 (15.19) 75.32 (15.21)
Fat-Free Mass (kg)   * (p = 0.001) * (p = 0.001) * (p = 0.001)
PLA 54.55 (10.05) 55.10 (9.60) 56.05 (10.19) 56.25 (10.22)
CRT 63.27 (10.79) 64.68 (11.18) 65.54 (11.68) 65.12 (11.39)
CEE 59.06 (8.46) 59.74 (8.16) 60.01 (8.52) 60.11 (8.11)
Fat Mass (kg)   * (p = 0.002) * (p = 0.001) * (p = 0.003)
PLA 14.34 (8.92) 13.80 (8.65) 13.66 (8.89) 13.68 (8.94)
CRT 21.55 (12.63) 21.09 (12.40) 20.20 (12.06) 20.08 (12.15)
CEE † (p = 0.043) 10.44 (7.28) 10.41 (7.49) 10.50 (7.59) 10.88 (7.88)
Thigh Mass (kg)    * (p = 0.017) * (p = 0.016)
PLA 8.07 (1.77) 8.17 (1.73) 8.31 (1.73) 8.36 (1.71)
CRT 8.93 (1.78) 9.17 (1.79) 9.28 (1.84) 9.34 (1.93)
CEE 7.58 (.81) 8.06 (1.35) 8.22 (1.31) 8.21 (1.36)
  1. Data are expressed as mean (± SD). * indicates a significant difference at the respective testing session. † indicates a significant difference between groups (p < 0.05).