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Table 3 Muscular area (UMA), strength, and muscle endurance before and after creatine supplementation and resistance training

From: Effects of creatine supplementation on oxidative stress profile of athletes

Group UMA (cm2) Strength (kg) Muscle endurance (kg)
  Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
GC 53 ± 9 58 ± 5 54 ± 9 63 ± 10a 320 ± 215 368 ± 186
GP 56 ± 11 60 ± 12 54 ± 19 58 ± 17 311 ± 142 272 ± 83
COT 49 ± 8 52 ± 7 48 ± 12 56 ± 11 306 ± 148 279 ± 130
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD; GC= creatine supplemented athletes; GP= placebo (malthodextrin) supplemented athletes; COT= non-supplemented control athletes. a P value = 0.0356 x Pre.