Table 2: Regional changes in body composition for the high-intensity intermittent exercise and no exercise control groups ( 𝑁 = 3 8 ; mean and standard error).

Region of fat massExerciseControl
Pre*PostPre*Post

Leg fat (kg) 9 . 6 ± 0 . 8 9 . 0 ± 0 . 7 9 . 9 ± 0 . 7 9 . 8 ± 0 . 7
Leg lean (kg) 1 8 . 6 ± 0 . 6 1 9 . 0 ± 0 . 6 1 8 . 5 ± 0 . 6 1 8 . 5 ± 0 . 5
Arm fat (kg) 2 . 7 ± 0 . 2 2 . 5 ± 0 . 2 2 . 6 ± 0 . 1 2 . 7 ± 0 . 2
Arm lean (kg) 6 . 7 ± 0 . 2 6 . 7 ± 0 . 2 6 . 4 ± 0 . 4 6 . 6 ± 0 . 3
Abdominal fat (kg) 2 . 3 ± 0 . 1 2 . 2 ± 0 . 1 2 . 4 ± 0 . 2 2 . 4 ± 0 . 2
Abdominal lean (kg) 3 . 7 ± 0 . 1 3 . 7 ± 0 . 1 3 . 5 ± 0 . 1 3 . 5 ± 0 . 1
Trunk fat (kg) 1 7 . 0 ± 0 . 9 1 5 . 5 ± 0 . 9 1 7 . 2 ± 1 . 2 1 7 . 3 ± 1 . 3
Trunk lean (kg) 2 4 . 9 ± 0 . 7 2 5 . 6 ± 0 . 7 2 4 . 0 ± 0 . 8 2 3 . 9 ± 0 . 7

* Prevalues were used as covariates for ANCOVA.
𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 , change significantly greater compared to that of control group.