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Table 1 Mean values of male adolescent physical characteristics across the three groups pre- and postintervention

From: The role of exercise training on lipoprotein profiles in adolescent males

Variable G 0 weeks 4 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks P
Body mass, kg SW 42.58 ± 7.67 43.09 ± 8.28 43.69 ± 7.84 44.17 ± 8.33 p > 0.05
SO 37.17 ± 7.58 37.86 ± 7.35 38.07 ± 7.35 38.52 ± 7.60
C 36.18 ± 6.09 36.60 ± 6.01 37.05 ± 6.32 37.66 ± 6.23
BMI (kg/m2) SW 18.60 ± 2.30 19.52 ± 2.58 18.65 ± 2.18 17.54 ± 2.41 p > 0.05
SO 17.71 ± 2.16 18.76 ± 4.65 16.64 ± 2.50 17.60 ± 4.35
C 17.75 ± 2.32 17.67 ± 1.32 16.62 ± 2.38 18.66 ± 3.23
Body fat mass (%) SW 14.94 ± 2.90 14.53 ± 4.16 14.10 ± 4.51 13.22 ± 4.83 p > 0.05
SO 13.77 ± 4.83 14.72 ± 4.27 12.28 ± 4.59 11.75 ± 6.15
C 12.69 ± 3.24 13.57 ± 2.51 13.82 ± 3.24 15.41 ± 3.47
Waist circumference, cm SW 69.60 ± 4.87 70.57 ± 5.13 71.78 ± 5.27 65.10 ± 5.60 p > 0.05
SO 67.30 ± 6.15 69.11 ± 5.56 70.15 ± 5.90 71.26 ± 6.62
C 65.26 ± 5.95 65.36 ± 5.68 66.76 ± 5.51 67.60 ± 5.86
Hip circumference, cm SW 73.35 ± 4.99 73.39 ± 4.92 74.64 ± 5.58 75.57 5.35 p > 0.05
SO 70.19 ± 6.95 70.07 ± 5.34 70.80 ± 6.30 71.61 ± 6.65
C 68.40 ± 5.76 68.93 ± 5.74 70.50 ± 5.89 70.5 ± 5.82
WH ratio SW 0.94 ± 0.01 0.95 ± 0.04 0.95 ± 0.04 0.94 ± 0.06 p > 0.05
SO 0.95 ± 0.02 0.98 ± 0.01 0.98 ± 0.05 0.99 ± 0.06
C 0.95 ± 0.04 0.94 ± 0.05 0.94 ± 0.05 0.95 ± 0.06
SBP, mmHg SW 117.29 ± 3.29 116.00 ± 2.82 114.57 ± 2.87 115.00 ± 3.11 p > 0.05
SO 120.85 ± 3.31 116.46 ± 4.55 118.08 ± 3.47 118.31 ± 3.90
C 117.60 ± 2.64 116.13 ± 4.10 115.60 ± 3.39 113.60 ± 3.13
DBP, mmHg SW 64.00 ± 5.14 62.86 ± 3.11 63.71 ± 2.81 63.14 ± 2.79 p > 0.05
SO 64.00 ± 3.16 64.15 ± 3.87 64.46 ± 3.07 63.08 ± 3.70
C 64.13 ± 3.06 63.87 ± 3.81 62.80 ± 2.59 61.20 ± 2.80
RHR, beats/min SW 74.71 ± 9.23 69.43 ± 7.90 66.43 ± 8.23 67.29 ± 7.30 p < 0.05
SO 69.60 ± 17.90 66.93 ± 10.08 65.87 ± 7.72 64.60 ± 7.82*  
C 76.15 ± 9.78 74.15 ± 9.78 71.85 ± 8.62 72.69 ± 7.99  
  1. Data are means ± SD. *p < 0.05 represents a significant difference between groups. BMI = body mass index; WH ratio = waist/hip ratio; SBP = systolic blood pressure; DBP = diastolic blood pressure; RHR = resting heart rate; G = group.