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Table 1 Subject baseline characteristics

From: Arginine and antioxidant supplement on performance in elderly male cyclists: a randomized controlled trial

  Supplementation Placebo
Male 8 8
Race   
   African American 0 1
   Caucasian 8 7
Age (years) mean ± SD 57.6 ± 4.6 60.6 ± 8.7
Height (inches) 70.6 ± 2.1 70.1 ± 1.4
Weight (pounds) 171.0 ± 16.4 170.6 ± 18.3
BMI (kg/m2) 24.1 ± 2.2 24.4 ± 2.9
SBP (mmHg) 111.9 ± 9.2 117.5 ± 9.6
DBP (mmHg) 75.0 ± 7.6 75.6 ± 7.8
Pulse (beats/min) 56.0 ± 6.5 56.0 ± 11.1
Glucose (mg/dL) 77.1 ± 11.7 81.1 ± 19.1
Hgb (g/dL) 14.6 ± 0.8 14.4 ± 0.8