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Table 3 Difference in percentile of performance, energy provision, metabolic and neuromuscular parameters after the supplementation period and the respective bayesian analysis of effect

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

Parameters Difference (%) Effect analysis by Bayes factor (BFincl)
BA PLA Moment Supplementation Interaction
Energy provision and metabolic parameters
 MAOD (L) −23.3 −8.3 4.895a 0.788 1.217
 Aer. contribution (L) −7.1 −8.4 0.742 0.517 0.364
 Ana. lactic contribution (L) −32.7 −15.3 12.615b 0.764 1.227
 Ana. alactic contribution (L) 23.1 63.2 1.367 0.507 0.570
 Aer. contribution (%) 2.1 −2.3 0.301 0.507 0.284
 Ana. lactic contribution (%) −26.3 −11.9 2.963 0.596 0.735
 Ana. alactic contribution (%) 34.2 66.8 2.724 0.552 0.662
 ∆Lactate (mM) −31.5 −15.8 25.020b 0.692 1.221
 Total energetic cost (L) −7.9 −4.9 1.259 0.570 0.492
 VO2max (ml.kg.min−1) − 7.8 −5.2 1.563 0.641 0.564
Performance and neuromuscular parameters
 Performance 0.11 −0.01 0.300 0.654 0.213
 Peak force (N) −10.9 −3.2 0.406 0.368 0.230
 Mean force (N) 7.9 17.2 0.512 0.363 0.242
 Impulse (N·s) 7.3 18.8 0.598 0.341 0.244
 Fatigue index (%) −14.1 −11.9 63.255c 0.716 0.782
  1. Effect analysis was made by BFincl. Suppl. supplementation, BA Beta-alanine, PLA Placebo; amoderate evidence; bstrong evidence; cvery strong evidence