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Table 1 Effects of exercise and the high fat test meal on additional comet assay parameters over time (mean ± SD, n 12)

From: Preceding exercise and postprandial hypertriglyceridemia: effects on lymphocyte cell DNA damage and vascular inflammation

  Trial Baseline Post 2 h Post-HFM 4 h Post-HFM 6 h Post-HFM
% Head DNA Exercise 81.61 ± 12.9 82.15 ± 10 78.48 ± 14 82.26 ± 8.3 79.60 ± 12.5
Control 82.67 ± 10.65 80.20 ± 10.98 80.83 ± 5.29 79.17 ± 6.78 83.65 ± 6.09
Tail length Exercise 345 ± 110 340 ± 132 386 ± 141 350 ± 108 369 ± 119
Control 361 ± 118 387 ± 119 397 ± 109 397 ± 135 341 ± 80
Tail moment Exercise 22.14 ± 6 20.92 ± 6.92 26.77 ± 8.09*# 26.69 ± 8.47*# 25.66 ± 8.78
Control 22.76 ± 8.62 25.71 ± 8.79 28.87 ± 7.18*# 29.34 ± 8.83*# 23.70 ± 8.79
  1. Main effect for time for tail moment at 2 h and 4 h versus baseline (*) and post (#) (p < 0.05; pooled exercise and control data)