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Table 1 Descriptive data for study participants in the omega-3 supplementation group (N-3 PUFA) and placebo group. Independent t-test determined no difference between groups

From: 21 days of mammalian omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves aspects of neuromuscular function and performance in male athletes compared to olive oil placebo

Measure N-3 PUFA Placebo p
(n = 18) (n = 12)
Height (cm) 180.3 ± 7.5 180.0 ± 7.7 0.91
Weight (kg) 79.8 ± 8.0 80.2 ± 10.8 0.69
Age (y) 23.7 ± 4.9 26.0 ± 3.0 0.21
Body Fat (%) 12.4 ± 3.3 12.9 ± 4.4 0.74
VO2max (ml . kg-1 . min−1) 49.3 ± 14.2 48.9 ± 3.4 0.93
10RM Squat Max (kg) 92.7 ± 23.2 97.7 ± 16.8 0.40
Watt max 350 ± 47.4 345 ± 35.2 0.86
Training (h . wk−1) 17 ± 6 16 ± 5 0.64