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Clinical Study

Effects of a Short-Term Recreational Team Handball-Based Programme on Physical Fitness and Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health of 33-55-Year-Old Men: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Chronological age and anthropometric characteristics (means ± SD) of the participants in the recreational team handball practice group (n = 15; team handball group) and the continuation of an inactive lifestyle group (n = 9; control group).

VariableTeam handball group
Control group (n=9)

Age (years)42.3 ± 7.140.2 ± 5.3
Height (cm)179.4 ± 7.3178.6 ± 4.3
Body Mass (kg)97.5 ± 9.596.4 ± 20.2
Fat Mass (%)22.9 ± 5.924.5 ± 7.6

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