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Table 6 Effect size calculations

From: Effects of 28 days of beta-alanine and creatine supplementation on muscle carnosine, body composition and exercise performance in recreationally active females

  BA BAC CRE
Carnosine −2.00 (large) −1.73 (large) −0.75 (moderate)
Creatine 1.16 (large) −0.30 (low) −0.83 (large)
Phosphocreatine −0.39 (low) 0.55 (low) 0.12 (low)
Total Creatine 0.77 (moderate) −0.22 (low) 0.08 (low)
Body Weight −0.63 (moderate) −0.29 (low) −0.33 (low)
Fat Mass −0.37 (low) 0.02 (low) 0.15 (low)
Fat Free Mass −0.36 (low) −0.46 (low) −0.69 (moderate)
Percent Body Fat −0.43 (low) 0.12 (low) 0.34 (low)
VO 2peak −0.47 (low) −0.02 (low) 0.38 (low)
Max Time −0.76 (moderate) −0.16 (low) 0.14 (low
Ventilatory Threshold −0.34 (low −0.4 (low) −0.11 (low)
Peak Lactate −0.58 (moderate) 0.38 (low) −0.18 (low)
Lactate Threshold −0.05 (low) −0.12 (low) −0.28 (low
Peak Power Wingate 1 −0.36 (low) 0.21 (low) 0.11 (low)
Peak Power Wingate 2 −0.80 (moderate) −0.39 (low) −0.83 (moderate)
Total Work Wingate 1 −0.85 (large) −0.28 (low) 0.15 (low)
Total Work Wingate 2 −0.44 (low) −0.39 (low) −0.21 (low)
Rate of Fatigue Wingate 1 −1.44 (large) −0.90 (large) −0.78 (low)
Rate of Fatigue Wingate 2 −1.25 (large −0.17 (low) −0.49 (low
  1. Cohen’s d calculations compared each group mean to PLA.
  2. All calculations used data from week 4.
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