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Research Article

Endocrine Modulation in Long-Term Karate Practitioners

Table 2

Descriptive statistic for hormones, Mann-Whitney U statistic, one-tailed p value, and effect size (r).

Control GroupKarate Group
HormoneMeanSDMedianMeanSDMedianUpr

ACTH (pg/ml)30.6423.7620.1032.4215.1028.5044.16.26
Cortisol (μg/dl)17.556.0417.4414.042.9614.0033.04.45
DHEA (ng/ml)3371.701233.983214.502543.501329.932287.5037.07.38
TSH (μUI/ml)2.481.312.152.420.972.2159.49.02
free-T4 (ng/dl)1.450.131.451.230.131.2317.5<.01.71
free-T3 (pg/ml)3.720.373.813.420.233.4223.03.62

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