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Table 3 Effect of dietary cholesterol and/or resistance training on muscle and adrenal mass

From: The effects of hindlimb unloading versus dietary cholesterol and resistance training on rat skeletal muscle responses

Variable   CC RTC RT
Gastrocnemius (mg) No CL 2250.5 ± 56.3 2305.4 ± 60.4 2058.6 ± 120.0
CL 2318.9 ± 65.5 2300.9 ± 80.8 2191.7 ± 107.7
Gastrocnemius to BM (mg/g) No CL 5.12 ± 0.12 4.98 ± 0.07 5.18 ± 0.19
CL 5.21 ± 0.06 5.19 ± 0.10 5.32 ± 0.09
Soleus (mg) No CL 183.9 ± 13.3 185.6 ± 7.4 168.9 ± 9.7
CL 183.8 ± 10.2 183.6 ± 10.6 174.3 ± 8.7
Soleus to BM (mg/g) No CL 0.42 ± 0.05 0.40 ± 0.01 0.42 ± 0.01
CL 0.41 ± 0.02 0.41 ± 0.02 0.42 ± 0.01
Plantaris (mg) No CL 452.3 ± 20.6 487.4 ± 13.8 444.9 ± 19.6
CL 462.3 ± 9.1 472.1 ± 17.4 460.8 ± 20.1
Plantaris to BM (mg/g) No CL 1.03 ± 0.05 1.05 ± 0.02 1.12 ± 0.03*
CL 1.04 ± 0.02 1.07 ± 0.03 1.12 ± 0.02*
Adrenal mass (mg) No CL 39.3 ± 7.0 63.9 ± 10.5* 50.9 ± 4.5*
CL 38.3 ± 2.7 65.1 ± 7.1* 64.4 ± 2.3*
Adrenal to BM (mg/g) No CL 0.09 ± 0.01 0.14 ± 0.02* 0.13 ± 0.01*
CL 0.09 ± 0.01 0.14 ± 0.01* 0.16 ± 0.01*
  1. Data are means ± standard error (group size n). CC Cage Control, RTC Resistance training control, RT Resistance training, CL Cholesterol, BM Body mass. n = 4–8 per group
  2. *Significantly different (P < 0.05) from CC groups