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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of the participants in placebo and GMCT supplemented groups

From: Combined extracts of Garcinia mangostana fruit rind and Cinnamomum tamala leaf supplementation enhances muscle strength and endurance in resistance trained males

Characteristics/Parameters Placebo (n = 20) Mean ± SD GMCT (n = 20) Mean ± SD p value*
Age (yrs.) 26.95 ± 3.35 25.60 ± 5.25 0.3381
Body weight (kg) 68.64 ± 11.27 66.33 ± 13.91 0.5672
BMI (kg/m2) 22.89 ± 3.13 22.75 ± 3.82 0.9034
1-RM Bench Press (kg) 48.55 ± 8.78 49.20 ± 8.79 0.8163
1-RM Leg Press (kg) 68.30 ± 30.61 72.45 ± 21.36 0.6219
No. of repetitions -leg extension 4.30 ± 1.30 4.35 ± 3.34 0.9506
Left arm circumference (cm) 32.92 ± 4.86 33.38 ± 2.44 0.7158
Right arm circumference (cm) 34.00 ± 5.03 33.80 ± 2.19 0.8746
Lean Body Mass (kg) 51.58 ± 7.86 50.05 ± 8.46 0.5902
Total Body Fat (kg) 17.24 ± 7.29 17.75 ± 5.98 0.8242
Total Body Fat (%) 23.58 ± 7.84 24.87 ± 4.11 0.5485
  1. *Comparison between Placebo and GMCT groups using unpaired t-test, assuming equal variances (p < 0.05)