Thanks for commenting. Below my answers to your points:
1. It may or may not have been a real different study. However, as how is the data presented (for example, different p values reported in the text vs. table), personally I would not trust it.
Gracias por comentar. Creo que gran parte del problema se da por cómo funciona el sistema (que está roto) y la carencia de lectura crítica. Esto último es algo que encuentro preocupante en todo el mundo del fitness basado en evidencia: veo aseveraciones fuertes y concluyentes en base a data débil y equívoca.
Yes, its a rather strange world for an outsider. Recently, I asked one author for clarification of something in a paper in the discussion section and his response was that he only did the analysis of the data and wrote the methods and results sections, and that the other authors wrote the discussion which he didn’t…