Table 1. Experiment day and ovarian hormone concentrations before exercise
EF + CHO LF + CHO EF + MILK LF + MILK
Experiment day 8.0 (3.8 – 8.0) 15.0 (12.3 – 16.0) *, 6.0 (3.3-7.8) 16.0 (14.3 – 18.5) *,
Estradiol (pg/mL) 41.5 (34.5 – 49.0) 101.5 (63.8 – 286.5) *, 38.5 (25.3 – 42.5) 139.5 (95.3 – 209.5) *,
Progesterone (ng/mL) 0.2 (0.2 – 0.3) 0.3 (0.2 – 0.4) 0.2 (0.2 – 0.2) 0.4 (0.2 – 1.1)
Values are median (25 – 75%). EF, early follicular phase; LF, late follicular phase; CHO, carbohydrate beverage; MILK, co-ingestion of carbohydrate with milk.
*p < 0.01 vs. EF + CHO;
†p < 0.01 vs. EF + MILK.