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Table 2 Analyses of the difference in neuromuscular parameters before and after the supplementation period for both groups (mean ± standard deviation) and the respective significance value

From: Beta alanine supplementation effects on metabolic contribution and swimming performance

Parameters Suppl. Moment Significance value (p)
Pre Post Moment Supplementation Interaction
Performance (s/400m) BA 288.9 ± 18.6 289.2 ± 21.0 0.913 0.799 0.892
PLA 292.2 ± 22.6 292.1 ± 24.2
Peak force (N) BA 236.0 ± 37.6 210.1 ± 44.6 0.456 0.520 0.688
PLA 238.2 ± 66.7 230.3 ± 47.8
Mean force (N) BA 95.7 ± 16.6 103.3 ± 23.7 0.269 0.936 0.649
PLA 90.7 ± 35.2 106.3 ± 33.1
Impulse (N·s) BA 2810.8 ± 477 3016.5 ± 707.6 0.246 0.952 0.620
PLA 2642.7 ± 1024.2 3141.6 ± 986.8
Fatigue index (%) BA 57.7 ± 5.7 49.5 ± 7.3 < 0.001** 0.419 0.799
PLA 61.4 ± 12.7 54.1 ± 10.5
  1. Variables values expressed in means ± standard deviation. Suppl. supplementation; ** p < 0,001