Table 3.

Correlation coefficients between preexercise testosterone concentration and selected nutritional variables

Nutrient Correlation With Testosterone
Energy, kJ−0.18
Protein, % −0.713-150
CHO, % −0.30
Fat, % 0.723-150
SFA, g ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1 0.773-151
MUFA, g ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1 0.793-151
PUFA, g ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1 0.25
Cholesterol, mg ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1 0.53
PUFA/SFA −0.633-152
Dietary fiber, g ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1 −0.19
Protein/CHO −0.593-152
Protein/fat 0.16
CHO/fat0.16
  • Correlation coefficients are Pearson product-moment correlation. Nutrient percent values are percentage of total energy per day.

  • F3-150 P ≤ 0.01.

  • F3-151 P ≤ 0.005.

  • F3-152 P ≤ 0.05.