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Table 2 Subjectsbaseline characteristics

From: The effects PCSO-524®, a patented marine oil lipid and omega-3 PUFA blend derived from the New Zealand green lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus), on indirect markers of muscle damage and inflammation after muscle damaging exercise in untrained men: a randomized, placebo controlled trial

  Green-lipped mussel oil blend (n =  16) Placebo (n =  16) p-value
Age (years) 21.7 + 1.7 21.5 + 2.4 0.803
Height (cm) 178.1 + 5.8 174.2 + 6.7 0.091
Body mass (kg) 74.8 + 8.8 66.6 + 9.7 0.018*
BMI (kg/m2) 23.6 + 2.9 21.9 + 2.8 0.102
VO2peak (L) 3.4 + 0.5 3.0 + 0.6 0.073
VO2peak (ml/kg/min) 46.4 + 6.2 45.6 + 6.1 0.732
  1. *Significantly different (p < 0.05) between groups. BMI, body mass index. VO2peak, peak oxygen consumption. Values are expressed as mean ± SD.