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Table 3 Muscle cross-sectional area of the upper arm (CSAA) and right thigh (CSAT) values (mean ± SD) and Effect Sizes.

From: Strength and hypertrophy responses to constant and decreasing rest intervals in trained men using creatine supplementation

  CSAA (cm2) CSAT (cm2)
  Pre Post ES Pre Post ES
CI 65.2 ± 8.0 74.2 ± 6.5 * 1.11 (moderate) 170.4 ± 15.9 202.4 ± 22.1* 2.02 (large)
DI 63.5 ± 5.2 76.7 ± 4.2 * 2.53 (large) 166.4 ± 14.2 212.2 ± 20.2 * 3.23 (large)
  1. ES = Effect Size; CI = constant rest interval; DI = decreasing rest interval. *statistically significant difference (p ≤ 0.0001) between pre-training and post-training. 0.2, 0.6, and 1.2 for small, moderate, and large