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Table 2 Blood lipids over the course of the season

From: A longitudinal study examining the effects of a season of American football on lipids and lipoproteins

  Pre-Season Post-Competition Post-Season
TCHL (mmol•L−1) 4.2 (3.7 – 4.7) 4.2 (3.8 – 4.7) 4.3 (3.8 – 4.8)
LDL-C (mmol•L−1) 2.5 (2.2 – 2.9) 2.6 (2.2 – 3.0) 2.5 (2.2 – 2.9)
HDL-C (mmol•L−1) 1.2 (1.1 – 1.4) 1.2 (1.1 – 1.4) 1.3 (1.2 –1.4)
TCHL:HDL-C ratio 3.45 (3.06 – 3.85) 3.58 (3.16 – 4.01) 3.33 (2.98 – 3.68)
TG (mmol•L−1) 0.9 (0.7 – 1.2) 0.9 (0.7 – 1.1) 1.1 (0.8 – 1.3)
  1. Data are mean (95% CI). TCHL, Total cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG, triglycerides.