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Table 3 Makoto performance testing

From: Effects of acute caffeine, theanine and tyrosine supplementation on mental and physical performance in athletes

  ConditionΔ (T2-T1)Δ (T3-T1)Δ (T4-T1)p (group)p (time)p (interaction)
One-tower TestingTotal Targets (#)PL−0.20 ± 0.24−0.20 ± 0.24− 0.30 ± 0.190.180.740.90
SUP− 0.55 ± 0.25− 0.35 ± 0.31− 0.65 ± 0.30
Targets Hit (#)PL− 0.25 ± 0.490.10 ± 0.42−0.7 ± 0.390.520.660.33
SUP−0.45 ± 0.480.00 ± 0.450.30 ± 0.42
Average Hit Time (s)PL0.0005 ± 0.008−0.0005 ± 0.0080.002 ± 0.0080.400.670.70
SUP0.003 ± 0.008−0.01 ± 0.009−0.008 ± 0.011
Accuracy (%)PL−0.25 ± 1.070.90 ± 0.85−1.35 ± 1.08a0.03*0.540.07
SUP0.35 ± 1.071.25 ± 0.943.10 ± 0.84a
Three-tower TestingTotal Targets (#)PL0.05 ± 0.19−0.40 ± 0.20−0.30 ± 0.210.750.300.84
SUP0.16 ± 0.380.05 ± 0.36−0.26 ± 0.36
Targets Hit (#)PL−0.10 ± 0.97a0.35 ± 1.02−0.40 ± 0.760.003*0.510.79
SUP3.47 ± 1.10a3.26 ± 1.291.63 ± 1.53
Average Hit Time (s)PL−0.002 ± 0.0080.006 ± 0.0100.004 ± 0.0090.044*0.920.62
SUP−0.006 ± 0.006−0.01 ± 0.007−0.004 ± 0.008
Accuracy (%)PL−0.45 ± 1.95a1.40 ± 2.01−0.20 ± 1.560.004*0.530.80
SUP6.63 ± 2.24a7.53 ± 2.903.74 ± 3.33
  1. Data displayed as mean ± SE
  2. PL placebo, SUP supplement containing caffeine, theanine and tyrosine
  3. *statistically significant group main effect
  4. asignificant difference between PL and SUP at this time point
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