Table 2

Demographic data and other subject characteristics at baseline (per-protocol population)1
Characteristic EXP (n= 9) Control (n= 10) Total (n= 19) P value2
Male/female, n 4/5 5/5 9/10 1.00
Age, y 66.9 ± 4.8 71.1 ± 6.3 69.1 ± 5.9 0.12
Body weight, kg 79.90 ± 12.23 78.75 ± 13.89 79.29 ± 12.78 0.85
BMI, kg.m-2 27.08 ± 1.88 26.14 ± 2.59 26.58 ± 2.27 0.38
Fat mass, kg 25.88 ± 4.62 25.72 ± 8.21 25.80 ± 6.57 0.96
Lean body mass, kg 49.17 ± 10.07 48.11 ± 10.04 48.61 ± 9.79 0.82
Leg lean mass3, kg 15.83 ± 3.75 15.30 ± 3.91 15.55 ± 3.74 0.77
Serum albumin, g.L-1 2.782 ± 0.335 3.033 ± 0.464 2.914 ± 0.417 0.20
Serum pre-albumin, g.L-1 0.285 ± 0.132 0.252 ± 0.152 0.268 ± 0.140 0.63
Serum CRP, mg.L-1 1.932 ± 1.532 1.620 ± 1.534 1.768 ± 1.498 0.66
Physical activity level, total score 7.526 ± 2.766 11.363 ± 5.688 9.545 ± 4.843 0.08
1-RM for single leg extension, Nm 96.3 ± 38.7 76.3 ± 25.7 85.8 ± 33.2 0.20
Dietary protein intake, g.kg BW-1.day-1 0.8689 ± 0.1913 1.0136 ± 0.2358 0.9451 ± 0.2226 0.16
Dietary protein intake, % 15.96 ± 2.48 17.97 ± 2.99 17.02 ± 2.88 0.14

1 All values are means ± SD, except for sex.

2P value is based on two-sample t-test, except for sex a Fisher exact test is used.

3 Sum of both legs.

Luiking et al.

Luiking et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:9   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-9

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