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Table 2 PRE (Baseline), POST (T3), and Change Scores (Δ) of hormonal markers

From: Three and six grams supplementation of d-aspartic acid in resistance trained men

  Total Testosterone (ng.ml−1)   
Time Placebo 3 g.d−1 6 g g.d−1
PRE 6.03 ± 1.48 6.95 ± 1.44 5.85 ± 1.10
POST 6.07 ± 1.35 6.91 ± 1.71 5.12 ± 1.16
Δ 0.05 ± 0.80 −0.03 ± 0.68 −0.74 ± 0.95*
  Free Testosterone (pmol.l−1)
  Placebo 3 g.d−1 6 g g.d−1
PRE 439.62 ± 132.64 534.88 ± 127.65 429.13 ± 93.98
POST 480.87 ± 133.48 524.25 ± 101.67 363.38 ± 78.09
Δ 41.25 ± 52.48 −10.63 ± 66.31 −65.75 ± 79.25*
  Estradiol (pmol.l−1)
  Placebo 3 g.d−1 6 g g.d−1
PRE 118.50 ± 20.91 117.56 ± 30.58 107.50 ± 24.22
POST 125.12 ± 23.88 112.5 ± 34.51 104.75 ± 34.03
Δ 6.63 ± 14.94 −5.06 ± 19.52 −2.75 ± 23.46
  SHBG Pre (nmol.l−1)
  Placebo 3 g.d−1 6 g g.d−1
PRE 34.56 ± 16.55 32.56 ± 10.72 33.56 ± 11.82
POST 30.38 ± 12.39 32.88 ± 12.53 33.75 ± 10.98
Δ −4.19 ± 5.90 0.31 ± 4.29 0.19 ± 1.46
  Albumin (g.l−1)
  Placebo 3 g.d−1 6 g g.d−1
PRE 46.38 ± 2.08 45.06 ± 2.60 45.50 ± 1.49
POST 44.75 ± 1.67 45.00 ± 2.33 45.50 ± 2.56
Δ −1.63 ± 1.33 −0.06 ± 1.82 0.00 ± 2.35
  1. Data is presented as: mean ± standard deviation.
  2. *statistically significant (P < 0.05).
  3. PRE values are an average of T1 and T2.