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Table 2 Subject characteristics at screening for FAS (N = 40, 19 men, 21 women)

From: Effects of lemon verbena extract (Recoverben®) supplementation on muscle strength and recovery after exhaustive exercise: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Parameter [unit]   Lemon verbena (N = 20 59% men, 41% women) Placebo (N = 20 40% men, 60% women) Inclusion criteria/Reference range
Age [years] Mean 31.7 30.6 22–50
Sd 8.8 9.3
BMI [kg/m2] Mean 22.67 23.0 19–30
Sd 2.3 2.5
Activity [MET min/week] Mean 3209 2470.0
Sd 3957.0 2521
CHOL [mg/dL] Mean 172.5 180.0 100–200
Sd 23.0 31.85
TG [mg/dL] Mean 89.68 82.14 <160
Sd 43.53 24.71
HDL [mg/dL] Mean 58.91 58.95 >40
Sd 6.487 14.24
LDL [mg/dL] Mean 93.86 109.5 <150
Sd 16.32 28.7
Glucose [mg/dL] Mean 87.55 86.14 60–100
Sd 8.405 4.96
SBP [mmhg] Mean 121.6 121.6 120–129
Sd 12.8 12.8
DBP [mmhg] Mean 75.8 70.6 80–84
Sd 8.8 10.5
  1. BMI body mass index, MET metabolic equivalent of task, CHOL cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure