Journal of Immunology Research / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

The Effects of Combined Exercise on Health-Related Fitness, Endotoxin, and Immune Function of Postmenopausal Women with Abdominal Obesity

Table 4

The changes of health-related fitness between the groups at baseline and after 12 weeks of training.

VariablesGroupBaseline12 weeks-value

Body weight (kg)Exercise64.9 ± 3.8362.5 ± 2.94G × P: 2.112
Control64.7 ± 3.2665.3 ± 3.36

% Body fat (%)Exercise34.3 ± 2.7831.4 ± 2.57G × P: 4.844#
Control34.6 ± 1.5934.8 ± 1.69

Lean body
mass (kg)
Exercise41.0 ± 2.8342.9 ± 2.47G × P: 1.502
Control41.2 ± 3.5340.7 ± 3.42

Grip strength (kg)Exercise23.88 ± 2.9727.40 ± 2.791G × P: 4.583#
Control23.81 ± 3.2123.35 ± 2.75

Back strength (kg)Exercise49.38 ± 3.5055.64 ± 10.96G × P: 1.000
Control47.16 ± 11.6145.85 ± 11.16

Sit-up (frequency/30 sec)Exercise10.30 ± 5.5113.60 ± 3.97G × P: 1.740
Control9.00 ± 3.948.50 ± 4.60

Push-up (frequency/30 sec)Exercise7.50 ± 2.7511.90 ± 3.66G × P: 5.562#
Control7.50 ± 3.377.10 ± 2.99

Sit-and-reach (cm)Exercise12.21 ± 5.2613.27 ± 5.33G × P: 0.198
Control11.13 ± 4.1710.86 ± 3.98

Closed-eyes one-legged standing time (sec)Exercise9.22 ± 5.829.58 ± 3.75G × P: 0.908
Control8.47 ± 5.958.37 ± 10.82

VO2max (mL/kg/min)Exercise27.16 ± 3.4031.75 ± 3.87G × P: 7.555##
Control27.67 ± 3.6826.89 ± 3.37

G × P: group × period.
Significantly different from baseline: , .
Significant interaction among groups and period: , .

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