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Table 2 Representative cardio-vascular risk factors measured before and after the 12 weeks of training

From: Effects of high-intensity circuit training, low-intensity circuit training and endurance training on blood pressure and lipoproteins in middle-aged overweight men

  HICT LICT ET
  pre post p pre post p pre post p
BW (kg) 89.4±2.7 86.3±2.3 p<0.001 * ° 86.8±4.4 84.2±3.7 p<0.05 87.6±4.6 84.4±4.1 p<0.05
FM (Kg) 30.9±8.2 25.5±6.3 p<0.001 *° 30±9.0 27.1±6.5 p<0.05 29.7±7-1 28.2±6.5 p<0.05
LBM (Kg) 58.5±8.2 60.8±7.3 p<0.005 *°° 56±7.7 57.1±6.9 p<0.05 # 57.9±5.9 56.2±6.4 n.s.
DBP (mm/Hg) 85±6 79±7 p<0.001 *° 82±5 80±6 p<0.05 83±7 80±5 p<0.05
SBP(mm/Hg) 138±12 131±9 p<0.05 136±10 125±9 p<0.001 * # 140±8 135±11 p<0.005
TG (mmol/L) 2.66±0.05 2.26±0.02 p<0.001*° 2.66±0.04 2.46±0.04 p<0.005 2.61±0.03 2.53±0.05 p<0.005
(mg/dL) (235±4) (200±1.7) (235±3.2) (218.8±3.4) (231.7±2.9) (224.2±4.3)
CHOLt (mmol/L) 5.52±0.1 5.0±0.06 p<0.005 *° 5.88±0.09 5.73±0.09 p<0.05 5.6±0.1 5.44±0.11 p<0.05
(mg/dL) (213±3.7) (193±2.4) (227±3.6) (221±3.6) (216.3±4) (210.9±4.3)
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.32±0.02 1.45±0.03 p<0.001 *° 1.3±0.03 1.33±0.04 n.s 1.28±0.04 1.27±0.05 n.s.
(mg/dL) (51±0.6) (56±1.2) (50.2±1.2) (51.2±1.4) (49.3±1.6) (49.1±1.8)
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.98±0.1 2.51±0.08 p<0.05 *° 3.05±0.12 2.95±0.12 # p<0.05 3.12±0.11 3.03±0.12 p<0.05
(mg/dL) (115±3.8) ( 97±3.2) (117.6±4.5) (114.4±4.8) (120.6±4.2) (116.9±4.7)
ApoB/A1 0.73±0.12 0.65±0.1 p<0.05 0.75±0.14 0.69±0.12 p<0.05 0.77±0.18 0.70±0.14 p<0.05
  1. Legend: BW body weight, FM fat mass, LBM lean body mass, DBP diastolic blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure, TG triglycerides, CHOLt total cholesterol, HDL-C high density lipoprotein-cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein-cholesterol), ApoB apolipoprotein B. * =p<0.05 HICT vs LICT, ° = p<0.05 HICT vs ET; °°=p<0.001 LICT vs ET; #=p<0.05 LICT vs ET. Triglycerides and blood lipids values are also showed (in Italic) also as mg/dL.