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Table 4 Changes in 2,000 m rowing ergometer performance before and after supplementation

From: An attempt to induce an immunomodulatory effect in rowers with spirulina extract

Parameters Supplemented group (n=10) Placebo group (n= 9)
Before After Before After
Power (Watt) (W x kg-1) 425 ± 30.89 5.05 ± 0.35 425 ± 28.98 5.09 ± 0.29 409 ± 26.8 4.71 ± 0.41 414 ± 34.24 5.10 ± 0.27
LAmin (mmol x L-1)a 1.8 ± 0.23 1.9 ± 0.27 1.7 ± 0.23 1.7 ± 0.34
LAmax (mmol x L-1)a 13.8 ± 1.96 10.7 ± 1.87 13.6 ± 2.11 10.2 ± 3.34
Time (s) 375.2 ± 9.43 374.4 ± 8.63 379.6 ± 8.35 378.1 ± 10.45
  1. Values represent means ± standard deviations. aLA, lactate acid. No statistically significant differences were found between the pre- and post-supplementation results (P<0.05)