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Table 5 Results in hockey-specific performance test – acute supplementation strategy

From: The influence of progressive-chronic and acute sodium bicarbonate supplementation on anaerobic power and specific performance in team sports: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study

  BASE SB PLA p-Value
F
\( {\eta}_p^2 \)
Time (s) 939 ± 26b 914 ± 22a 919 ± 20a 0.006
    6.480
    0.371
HRmax (bpm) 179 ± 7 178 ± 7 178 ± 8 0.260
    1.453
    0.139
HRaverage (bpm) 163 ± 11b 157 ± 7a 160 ± 12a 0.004
    7.423
    0.452
  1. ab – different letter inscriptions refer to statistical differences between BASE, PLA and SB. Abbreviations: BASE – baseline (no supplementation), HRaverage – average heart rate, HRmax – maximal heart rate, PLA – after placebo treatment, SB – after sodium bicarbonate supplementation