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Table 5 Effect of creatine supplementation and resistance training on oxidative stress markers

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

Group Uric Acid (mg/dl) TBARS (ng/dl) TAS (mmol/l)
  Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
GC 4.6 ± 1.0 7.4 ± 1.6a 216 ± 79 271 ± 92 1.11 ± 0.34 0.60 ± 0.19b
GP 4.4 ± 1.1 6.7 ± 2.3 209 ± 104 255 ± 77 0.91 ± 0.28 0.75 ± 0.22
COT 5.1 ± 0.9 6.7 ± 1.2 211 ± 96 264 ± 109 0.89 ± 0.15 0.87 ± 0.42
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD; GC= creatine supplemented athletes; GP= placebo (malthodextrin) supplemented athletes; COT= non-supplemented control athletes; TBARS= Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive Substances; TAS= Total Antioxidant Status; aP value = 0.025 vs. Pre; bP value = 0.001 vs. Pre.