Table 2. Effects of supplementation on body composition. Data are means (±SD).
Creatine n = 15 Creatine + BE n = 14 Placebo n = 15
Pre Post % Change Pre Post % Change Pre Post % Change
TBM (kg) 77.2
(13.5)
79.2
(13.0)
2.6 79.0
(12.7)
79.5
(12.7)
0.6 74.5
(13.5)
75.0
(11.5)
0.7
Fat Mass (kg) 25.8
(3.5)
24.3
(3.4)
-5.8 25.1
(7.7)
22.7 *
(7.8)
-9.6 27.1 6.4 25.6
(6.6)
-5.5
% Fat 31.9
(7.8)
32.1
(6.7)
0.6 33.9
(6.0)
29.3 *
(8.6)
-13.6 36.6
(7.8)
35.1
(8.4)
-4.1
Lean Mass (kg) 49.2
(11.7)
50.9 *
(12.0)
3.5 50.8
(9.8)
52.8 *
(11.2)
3.9 45.1
(9.3)
45.8
(9.7)
1.6
BMD
(mg·cm-3)
1.15
(0.18)
1.17
(0.12)
1.7 1.23
(0.15)
1.26
(0.17)
2.4 1.15
(0.13)
1.17
(0.12)
1.8
TBM = Total Body Mass, BMD = Bone Mineral Density.
* p < 0.05 compared with Placebo Group
† p < 0.05 compared with Creatine Group
‡ p < 0.05 compared with CrBe Group.