Table 1. Changes in peak power output in the carbohydrate (CHO) and placebo (PLA) trials and qualitative inferences about the effects on peak power output (n = 12).
Change in Measure (%)
CHO Trial(mean (± SD)) PLA Trial(mean (± SD)) Difference(±90% CL) QualitativeInference
PPO 55.6 (30.4) 48.3 (29.3) 7.3 ± 0.06 Likely beneficial (81% likelihood)
‡ Based on the smallest worthwhile change in performance (2.0%)
† 90% confidence limits.