Table 4. Gastrointestinal symptoms of bodybuilders before (M1) and after weighing (M2). Values are expressed as mean and standard deviation (SD).
Gastrointestinal Symptoms M1 M2
NC CL NC CL
Abdominal pain 1.44 ± 0.68 1.40 ± 0.49 1.44 ± 0.50 1.53 ± 0.61
Nausea 1.11 ± 0.31 1.07 ± 0.25 1.11 ± 0.31 1.33 ± 0.59
Vomiting 1.00 ± 0.00 1.00 ± 0.00 1.00 ± 0.00 1.00 ± 0.00
Bloating 1.00 ± 0.00 1.11 ± 0.31 1.07 ± 0.25 1.40 ± 0.61
Regurgitation 1.00 ± 0.00 1.11 ± 0.31 1.00 ± 0.00 1.20 ± 0.40
Loss of appetite 1.00 ± 0.00 1.11 ± 0.31 1.00 ± 0.00 1.13 ± 0.34
Flatulence 1.11 ± 0.31 1.33 ± 0.67 1.13 ± 0.34 1.67 ± 0.60
Abdominal rumbling 1.11 ± 0.31 1.22 ± 0.42 1.20 ± 0.40 1.47 ± 0.50
Belching 1.00 ± 0.00 1.22 ± 0.42 1.00 ± 0.00 1.27 ± 0.44
Heartburn 1.00 ± 0.00 1.22 ± 0.42 1.00 ± 0.00 1.47 ± 0.62
Constipation 2.00 ± 0.67 1.89 ± 0.57 2.13 ± 0.81 1.53 ± 0.72*
Diarrhea 1.11 ± 0.31 1.22 ± 0.42 1.13 ± 0.34 1.93 ± 0.37*
Total scores 13.88 ± 0.28 14.9 ± 0.22 14.21 ± 0.31* 16.93 ± 0.24*
* Significant difference vs M1.
Significant difference vs NC at M2.