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Table 4 The Micronutrients intake of fencing players (N = 15)

From: Comparison of diet consumption, body composition and lipoprotein lipid values of Kuwaiti fencing players with international norms

Micronutrient Fencing Players (mean ± SD) Normal Range (RDA) P value
Vitamin C (mg) 153.13* ± 64.3 90 mg/d .041
Iron(mg) 20.45* ± 5.82 8 mg/d .000
Calcium (mg) 974.8 ± 334.9 1000 mg/d .783
Sodium(mg) 5306.6* ± 1033.9 2300 mg/d .000
Potassium(mg) 4146.14 ± 1333.2 4700 mg/d .144
Phosphorus (mg) 2049.71* ± 627.6 800 mg/d .000
Caffeine (mg) 69.91* ± 55.6 25 mg/d .01
  1. *: p < 0.05 significantly different from RDA values.