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Table 3 Body mass of exercise-trained men before and after dehydrating exercise

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

Time VitaCoco® Sport Drink Coconut Water From Concentrate Bottled Water
Pre Dehydrating Exercise 78.5 ± 7.4 79.2 (65.2 - 89.0) 77.8 ± 7.1 78.2 (65.2 - 87.3) 77.5 ± 7.6 75.6 (64.9 - 88.4) 77.8 ± 7.6 78.2 (64.8 - 89.3)
Immediately Post Dehydrating Exercise 76.9 ± 7.2 77.4 (63.9 - 87.2) 76.1 ± 6.8 76.6 (63.8 - 85.3) 75.8 ± 7.5 73.7 (63.3 - 86.5) 76.2 ± 7.4 76.5 (63.5 - 87.4)
1 hour Post Dehydrating Exercise 78.4 ± 7.3 79.0 (65.5 - 88.9) 77.7 ± 7.2 77.8 (65.1 - 87.6) 77.6 ± 7.6 75.5 (65.0 - 88.6) 77.9 ± 7.6 78.1 (64.9 - 90.1)
2 hours Post Dehydrating Exercise 78.1 ± 7.2 78.3 (65.5 - 88.8) 77.4 ± 7.0 77.6 (65.1 - 87.0) 77.3 ± 7.5 75.2 (64.8 - 88) 77.4 ± 7.5 77.6 (64.7 - 88.9)
3 hours Post Dehydrating Exercise* 77.6 ± 6.9 78.0 (65.5 - 87.9) 77.0 ± 6.8 77.2 (64.9 - 86.3) 76.9 ± 7.4 75.0 (64.6 - 87.6) 76.9 ± 7.3 76.9 (64.5 - 88.0)
  1. Data are mean ± SD (top row); median and (range) provided in bottom row
  2. *Coconut water from concentrate greater than bottled water (p = 0.023); when expressed as change from Pre Dehydrating Exercise at 3 hours Post Dehydrating Exercise. No other differences noted (p > 0.05).