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Table 5 Comparison on the effects of MT vs PA alone on strength, body composition, and power

From: The effects of phosphatidic acid supplementation on strength, body composition, muscular endurance, power, agility, and vertical jump in resistance trained men

Variable Current Study (Supplement = MT) Joy et al. (2014) (Supplement = PA only) Hoffman et al. (2012) (Supplement = PA only)
MT % Change PLA % Change PA % Change PLA % Change PA % Change PLA % Change
Bench Strength 16.7 % ↑ 7.0 % ↑ 7.1 % ↑ 5.1 % ↑ 5.1 % ↑ 3.3 % ↑
Leg Strength 19.7 % ↑ 9.1 % ↑ 22.7 % ↑ 14.3 % ↑ 12.7 % ↑ 9.3 % ↑
Total Strength 19.1 % ↑ 8.7 % ↑ 18 % ↑ 11.7 % ↑ 9.1 % ↑ 6.6 % ↑
Lean Body Mass 3.1 % ↑ 1.4 % ↑ 4.0 % ↑ 2.0 % ↑ 2.6 % ↑ 0.1 % ↑
Fat Mass 9.2 % ↓ 2.1 % ↓ 8.6 % ↓ 3.8 % ↓ 0 % 0 %
Thigh Hypertrophy 4.0 % ↑ 2.7 % ↑ 22.2 % ↑ 13.3 % ↑ 14.8 % ↑ 15.5 % ↑
Power 10.2 % ↑ 5.8 % ↑ 8.2 % ↑ 8.7 % ↑ NA NA
  1. Data are presented as % change between pre and post for the experimental group and placebo group for each variable