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Table 1 Physical performance before and after the 4-week period

From: Effects of alfa-hydroxy-isocaproic acid on body composition, DOMS and performance in athletes

Variable HICA PLACEBO
  Before After Before After
5-jump (m) 13.44 ± 0.71 13.80 ± 0.73 13.22 ± 0.70 13.63 ± 0.91
CMJ (m) 43.5 ± 0.03 42.8 ± 0.06 42.3 ± 0.06 44.2 ± 0.05
20 m (s) 3.02 ± 0.06 3.04 ± 0.11 2.96 ± 0.05 2.98 ± 0.06
400 m (s) 61.3 ± 1.8 61.7 ± 1.6 60.2 ± 1.7 59.1 ± 0.7
pH a 7.09 ± 0.11 7.17 ± 0.12 7.12 ± 0.12 7.17 ± 0.12
lactate (mmol/l) a 13.6 ± 1.3 14.5 ± 2.2 14.4 ± 2.8 14.2 ± 2.9
Bench press 1RM (kg) 87.5 ± 21.0 87.9 ± 20.9 82.5 ± 13.5 83.3 ± 14.6
Strength endurance (reps) 31 ± 3 32 ± 4 28 ± 2 31 ± 3
Full squat 1RM (kg) 120 ± 19 130 ± 24 131 ± 29 138 ± 16
Strength endurance (reps) 31 ± 8 47 ± 5 36 ± 10 38 ± 11
  1. Data are means ± SDs. a pH is the lowest value and lactate is the highest value after 400 m