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Research Article

Impact of 6-Month Exercise Program on Weight Status and Associated Biomarkers in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Table 2

Descriptive Statistics for Baseline and 6-Month follow-up of Cardiovascular Fitness, Neurocognitive Screen, Eating Behavior, Body Composition, and Blood Markers.

Baseline6-Month
M(SD)M(SD)FP

Cardiovascular fitness7.860.009*
 2-minute step test75.56 (17.97)85.11 (17.58)
Neurocognitive screen performance4.610.04*
 Modified minimental state exam90.03 (7.14)87.83 (8.53)
Self-report eating behavior4.610.02*
 Eating patterns4.72 (2.17)3.86 (1.92)9.510.005**
 Appetite questionnaire29.28 (2.70)29.45 (2.71)0.22ns
Body composition0.71ns
 Body mass index26.90 (5.02)26.84 (5.00)
 Waist-to-hip ratio0.86 (0.09)0.87 (1.00)
Blood markers (pg/mL)0.87ns
 Ghrelin16.633 (9.01)15.63 (8.60)
 Leptin17.96 (13.68)17.11 (12.30)
 Brain-derived neurotrophic factor17.37 (9.01)16.10 (8.39)

* Indicates significance at 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 level; ** indicates significance at the 𝑃 < 0 . 0 1 level.