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Table 1 The prevalence of supplements use stratified by activity type in a sample of exercising students

From: Prevalence of supplement use in recreationally active Kazakhstan university students

  Any supplement Vitamins Energy booster Protein Weight gainer Amino acids, BCAA Fat burners Carnitine or arginine Tribulus terrestis
Walking, jogging, track and field 47% 35% 6% 4% 2% 3% 1% 0% 0%
Cycling 35% 25% 0% 5% 0% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Swimming 55% 24% 11% 8% 8% 18% 0% 0% 0%
Volleyball, basketball, etc. 37% 20% 8% 9% 9% 6% 1% 1% 0%
Step aerobics, fitness, dancing 44% 18% 5% 8% 13% 2% 5% 0% 0%
Yoga 42% 17% 8% 8% 8% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Weightlifting, gym 48% 22% 6% 7% 9% 7% 4% 7% 0%
Martial arts 45% 15% 3% 18% 6% 12% 3% 0% 0%