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Table 4 Changes in 2000 m rowing ergometer performance before and after supplementation with LTE

From: The effect of L-theanine supplementation on the immune system of athletes exposed to strenuous physical exercise

Parameters Supplemented group (n = 10) Placebo group (n = 10)
Before After Before After
Power (Watt) 436 ± 28.5 445 ± 17.52 401 ± 31.48 411 ± 36.69
(W x kg−1) 5.01 ± 0.37 5.02 ± 0.28 4.81 ± 0.44 4.93 ± 0.22
LAmin (mmol x L−1)a 1.6 ± 0.37 1.5 ± 0.81 1.8 ± 0.73 1.6 ± 0.25
LAmax (mmol x L−1)a 15.1 ± 2.31 11.6 ± 2.42 14.1 ± 3.18 12.3 ± 4.13
Time (s) 371.3 ± 8.47 368.7 ± 5.22 382.1 ± 12.98 379.2 ± 11.78
  1. Values represent means ± standard deviations. aLA, lactate. No statistically significant differences were found between the pre- and post-supplementation results (P < 0.05)