Table 1: Peripheral blood leukocyte and plasma cytokine levels in elite kayakers and nonathletes.

Kayakers
( )
Controls  
( )

Total Leukocytes (109/L) 0.24
Monocytes (109/L) 0.23
% monocytes 0.55
Neutrophils (109/L) 0.32
% neutrophils 0.96
Lymphocytes (109/L) 0.41
% lymphocytes 0.91
CD3+ T cells (109/L) 0.22
% CD3+ T cells 0.15
CD3+CD4+ T cells (109/L) 0.35
% CD3+CD4+ T cells 0.22
CD3+CD8+ T cells (109/L) 0.22
% CD3+CD8+ T cells (109/L) 0.45
CD3CD19+ B cells (109/L) 0.22
% CD3CD19+ B cells 0.10
CD3CD56+ NK cells (109/L) 0.02*
% CD3CD56+ NK cells 0.02*
IL-1  pg/mL 0.03*
IL-1ra pg/mL 0.01*
IL-6 pg/mL 0.19
IL-10 pg/mL 0.20
IL-18 pg/mL <0.01*
IFN-  pg/mL 0.01*
TNF-  pg/mL 0.11

Values are expressed in mean and standard deviation. P < 0.05.