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Table 1 Exercise group

From: Effects of aerobic and strength-based training on metabolic health indicators in older adults

  Before After
Body weight [kg] 73.1 (11.0) 72.3 (10.7)*
Waist circumference [cm] 93.9 (10.1) 90.5 (10.0)**
Body mass index [kg.m-2] 30.6 (5.0) 30.3 (4.9)*
Blood pressure [mm Hg]   
   Systolic 149.1 (20.7) 149.8 (19.2)
   Diastolic 76.6 (9.5) 74.2 (9.3)*
Triglycerides [mmol.L-1] 1.35 (0.58) 1.20 (0.54)*
Total cholesterol [mmol.L-1] 5.64 (0.86) 5.29 (1.03)*
HDL-cholesterol [mmol.L-1] 1.31 (0.25) 1.37 (0.32)*
LDL-cholesterol [mmol.L-1] 2.36 (0.77) 2.05 (0.86)**
Total Cholesterol/HDL-cholesterol 4.40 (0.92) 4.02 (0.81)**
hs-CRP [mg.L-1] 5.41 (3.94) 3.99 (1.97)*
6-minute walk distance [m] 387.0 (75.9) 437.2 (82.5)**
  1. Values are mean (SD).
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 compared with before.
  3. HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.