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Table 1 Motor reaction time and movement time in the taekwondo-specific reaction test battery after each simulated matches in the AA and PL trials

From: Branched-chain amino acids, arginine, citrulline alleviate central fatigue after 3 simulated matches in taekwondo athletes: a randomized controlled trial

  Movementa Trialb Baseline (s) post-M1 (s) post-M2 (s) post-M3 (s)
Motor reaction time A AA 0.295 ± 0.057 0.267 ± 0.055 0.270 ± 0.050 0.266 ± 0.033
PL 0.285 ± 0.040 0.265 ± 0.044 0.258 ± 0.048 0.270 ± 0.041
B AA 0.313 ± 0.079 0.307 ± 0.069 0.269 ± 0.044 0.299 ± 0.064
PL 0.314 ± 0.043 0.305 ± 0.054 0.292 ± 0.070 0.303 ± 0.056
C AA 0.342 ± 0.066 0.303 ± 0.067 0.287 ± 0.043 0.307 ± 0.038
PL 0.314 ± 0.055 0.305 ± 0.051 0.304 ± 0.051 0.303 ± 0.055
D AA 0.356 ± 0.071 0.304 ± 0.067 0.277 ± 0.047 0.300 ± 0.049
PL 0.319 ± 0.039 0.307 ± 0.043 0.300 ± 0.071 0.301 ± 0.052
Movement time A AA 0.269 ± 0.043 0.250 ± 0.033 0.246 ± 0.030 0.258 ± 0.042
PL 0.263 ± 0.033 0.260 ± 0.042 0.273 ± 0.039 0.262 ± 0.040
B AA 0.278 ± 0.041 0.266 ± 0.035 0.262 ± 0.032 0.263 ± 0.030
PL 0.279 ± 0.033 0.294 ± 0.071 0.275 ± 0.033 0.272 ± 0.032
C AA 0.270 ± 0.050 0.269 ± 0.037 0.264 ± 0.028 0.243 ± 0.066
PL 0.282 ± 0.036 0.277 ± 0.044 0.276 ± 0.032 0.281 ± 0.035
D AA 0.272 ± 0.038 0.272 ± 0.030 0.260 ± 0.032 0.269 ± 0.032
PL 0.267 ± 0.069 0.274 ± 0.051 0.280 ± 0.034 0.278 ± 0.041
  1. aMovement A: a roundhouse kick to the rib; Movement B: a roundhouse kick to the rib, a roundhouse kick to the head, then a reverse roundhouse kick to the head; Movement C: a roundhouse kick to the rib, a roundhouse kick to the head, a reverse roundhouse kick to the head, a roundhouse kick to the head, a reverse roundhouse kick to the head, then a roundhouse kick to the head; Movement D: the primary task in a dual-task setting, same as Movement C. b AA BCAA, arginine, and citruline, PL placebo