Table 3: Changes in computed tomography scan variables for the high-intensity intermittent exercise and no exercise control groups ( 𝑁 = 3 8 ; mean and standard error).

ExerciseControl
Pre*PostPre*Post

L2/L3 total fat mass (g) 5 6 4 . 0 ± 2 2 . 3 5 3 8 . 0 ± 2 1 . 4 5 8 7 . 1 ± 2 6 . 3 5 9 1 . 0 ± 3 0 . 6
L2/L3 abdominal fat (g) 2 8 0 . 0 ± 2 1 . 4 2 5 6 . 1 ± 1 9 . 6 3 0 4 . 8 ± 2 6 . 5 3 1 1 . 9 ± 3 0 . 6
L2/L3 visceral fat (g) 9 4 . 6 ± 1 0 . 6 8 4 . 8 ± 9 . 9 1 0 2 . 1 ± 1 1 . 5 1 0 1 . 5 ± 1 1 . 4
L2/L3 subcutaneous (g) 1 7 7 . 3 ± 1 6 . 3 1 6 1 . 7 ± 1 4 . 7 1 9 4 . 2 ± 2 0 . 2 2 0 0 . 4 ± 2 3 . 4
L4/L5 total fat mass (g) 5 7 6 . 9 ± 2 4 . 3 5 5 5 . 7 ± 2 1 . 7 5 9 5 . 7 ± 2 8 . 4 6 0 2 . 2 ± 3 2 . 7
L4/L5 abdominal fat (g) 3 2 7 . 8 ± 2 3 . 0 3 0 6 . 3 ± 2 0 . 9 3 4 6 . 5 ± 2 7 . 3 3 5 5 . 5 ± 3 1 . 0
L4/L5 visceral fat (g) 6 2 . 6 ± 6 . 2 5 1 . 8 ± 5 . 1 6 9 . 7 ± 9 . 7 6 7 . 3 ± 8 . 4
L4/L5 subcutaneous (g) 2 5 9 . 7 ± 2 2 . 1 2 4 7 . 8 ± 2 0 . 0 2 7 1 . 7 ± 2 6 . 1 2 8 1 . 7 ± 2 7 . 7

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