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Table 2 Muscle strength

From: Examining the effect of Withania somnifera supplementation on muscle strength and recovery: a randomized controlled trial

   Treatment group Placebo group Between group comparison
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) (p-values)
  Sample size (n) n = 25 n = 25  
Bench Press 1RM (Kg) Pre intervention 33.21 (8.50) 31.35 (7.97) 0.44
Post intervention 79.26 (25.90) 57.77 (16.48) 0.001
Change 46.05 (23.00); 95 % CI: 36.56, 55.54** 26.42 (16.72); 95 % CI: 19.52, 33.32** 0.001
Leg Extension 1RM (Kg) Pre intervention 27.89 (4.24) 25.22 (7.03) 0.11
Post intervention 42.38 (10.80)** 34.98 (10.54)** 0.02
Change 14.50 (9.04); 95 % CI: 10.76, 18.23** 9.77 (6.27); 95 % CI: 7.18, 12.35** 0.04
  1. ** = p < 0.001 within group comparison