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Table 2 Study timeline and outcome measures

From: Comparison of coconut water and a carbohydrate-electrolyte sport drink on measures of hydration and physical performance in exercise-trained men

Time →
Variable ↓
Pre Dehydrating Exercise Test Immediately Post Dehydrating Exercise Test 1 Hour Post Dehydrating Exercise Test 2 Hours Post Dehydrating Exercise Test 3 Hours Post Dehydrating Exercise Test† Immediately Post Performance Exercise Test
Body Mass†† X X* X** X X  
Plasma Osmolality X X    X  
Urine Specific Gravity X X    X  
Subjective Measures (VAS)   X X X X  
Heart Rate X X    X X
Blood Pressure X X    X X
  1. † The Performance Exercise Test began following this measurement time (total exercise time was recorded)
  2. †† Body Mass was used to calculate fluid retention (as described in the Methods section)
  3. * For determination of fluid volume to consume
  4. ** For determination of "baseline" body mass