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Table 4 Performance responses to supplementation

From: A multi-nutrient supplement reduced markers of inflammation and improved physical performance in active individuals of middle to older age: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

  Men Women
Variables Pre Placebo Post Placebo Pre Suppl Post Suppl Pre Placebo Post Placebo Pre Suppl Post Suppl
  M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD
Postural Sway (cm) 0.53 ± 0.10 0.48 ± 0.13 0.51 ± 0.16 0.56 ± 0.22 0.52 ± 0.14 0.52 ± 0.12 0.52 ± 0.13 0.45 ± 0.12*
Vertical Jump (W) 2697 ± 212 2761 ± 322 2642 ± 244 3134 ± 282* 2006 ± 244 2046 ± 282 2077 ± 229 2039 ± 409
Grip Strength (kg) 41.5 ± 6.1 41.8 ± 6.2 42.1 ± 5.9 48.5 ± 4.9* 31.6 ± 4.6 33.3 ± 4.5 33 ± 5.1 33.3 ± 5.5
  1. No significant differences were seen in placebo (either pre/post placebo or as compared to pre-supplementation). Pre Suppl = Pre-Supplementation testing; Post Suppl = Post-Supplementation testing. *p ≤ 0.05 as compared to supplementation pre-testing