Table 5. Serum growth factors before and after eight weeks of protein and/carbohydrate supplementation and resistance training. Data are presented as means (┬▒standard deviations).
Variable Group Day 0 Day 57
IGF-1 (pg/ml) HPC 202.8 (43.9) 225.3 (52.7)
HC 191.9 (65.6) 136.8 (46.0)
GH (pg/ml) HPC 2.41 (3.52) 1.14 (.20)
HC 1.11 (.31) 1.13 (.37)
HGF (pg/ml) HPC 1382(146) 1328(148)
HC 1676(290) 1528(135)
No significant difference for either variable was detected (p > .05). HPC = high protein + carbohydrate; HC = high carbohydrate