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Table 4 Comparisons of CK between curcumin supplement and placebo

From: Effect of curcumin supplement or placebo in delayed onset muscle soreness: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Curcumin Placebo
N Mean SD N Mean SD
(a) CK preexercise
Drobnic F 9 193 64.18 10 236 64.18
McFarlin BK 14 88.61 50.63 14 94.94 50.63
Naknhostin-Roohi B 10 36.49 6.76 10 45.95 4.05
Basham SA 20 214.7 14.7 20 235.295 23.53
Amalraj A 15 129.79 93.06 15 112.65 39.18
Mallard AR (0–10) 13 278.6 144.3 14 180.4 90.6
Hillman AR 11 230.77 288.47 11 326.93 336.54
UMD (95% CI)      − 11.07 (− 24.00, 1.86)
 − 11.07 (− 24.00, 1.86)
  
(b) CK post-exercise
Drobnic F 9 250 9.3 10 264 9.3
Nicol LM 17 100 300 17 200 320
McFarlin BK 14 234.18 44.3 14 373.42 50.63
Naknhostin-Roohi B 10 67.57 10.82 10 83.78 5.405
Mallard AR (0–10) 13 329.1 147.8 14 231.6 107.2
Hillman AR 11 326.93 307.71 11 365.39 384.62
UMD (95%CI)      − 37.51 (− 68.04, − 6.97)   
(c) CK at 24 h
Drobnic F 9 579 76.4 10 693 76.4
Nicol LM 17 100 300 17 200 320
Tanabe Y 14 23.809 95.238 14 47.619 95.238
McFarlin BK 14 151.9 50.63 14 272.15 50.63
Naknhostin-Roohi B 10 68.92 10.82 10 109.46 10.82
Tanabe Y 8 344 647 8 0 0
Tanabe Y (pre) 10 260.87 608.696 10 173.913 478.261
Tanabe Y (post) 10 130.435 217.391 10 43.478 130.435
Mallard AR (0–10) 13 380.3 166.1 14 260.8 99.9
Hillman AR 11 255.77 326.93 11 500 336.54
UMD (95%CI)      − 45.40 (− 95.67, 4.86)   
(d) CK at 48 h
Nicol LM 17 50 220 17 90 200
Tanabe Y 14 47.619 59.524 14 190.476 333.333
McFarlin BK 14 139.24 50.63 14 291.14 50.63
Naknhostin-Roohi B 10 75.68 10.82 10 116.22 16.21
Tanabe Y 8 1164 1810 8 129 129
Tanabe Y (pre) 10 1000 1652.174 10 434.783 826.087
Tanabe Y (post) 10 304.348 173.913 10 217.391 347.826
Mallard AR (0–10) 13 348.5 249.4 14 225.5 88
Hillman AR 11 211.54 134.62 11 403.85 326.94
UMD (95%CI)      − 53.33 (− 128.11, 21.45)   
(e) CK at 72 h
Tanabe Y 14 452.38 214.286 14 833.333 761.905
McFarlin BK 14 145.57 50.63 14 405.06 50.63
Naknhostin-Roohi B 10 78.38 10.82 10 102.7 10.82
Basham SA 20 200 35.29 20 294.118 29.412
Tanabe Y 8 1681 2069 8 733 776
Tanabe Y (pre) 10 1608.696 1913.043 10 1000 1391.304
Tanabe Y (post) 10 826.087 1086.957 10 1043.478 1304.348
Mallard AR (0–10) 13 285.4 125 14 211 138.3
Hillman AR 11 192.31 115.39 11 288.47 182.7
UMD (95%CI)      − 90.98 (− 173.45, − 8.51)
 − 90.98 (− 173.45, − 8.51)
  
(f) CK at 96 h
Tanabe Y 14 309.524 333.333 14 761.905 8571.43
Amalraj A 15 107.76 41.63 15 124.89 31.84
Tanabe Y 8 2026 1724 8 1250 1164
Tanabe Y (pre) 10 1869.565 169.552 10 1173.913 1086.957
Tanabe Y (post) 10 1086.957 1173.913 10 1739.13 1043.478
UMD (95%CI)     117.84 (− 338.69, 574.37)