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Table 3 Changes in factors associated with metabolic syndrome

From: Effects of prolonged exercise versus multiple short exercise sessions on risk for metabolic syndrome and the atherogenic index in middle-aged obese women: a randomised controlled trial

Variable SSG (n = 12) MSG (n = 12) CTG (n = 12)
  Before After Before After Before After
SBP (mm Hg)†† 142.33 ± 13.90 135.67 ± 10.76 131.54 ± 11.53 129.31 ± 7.86 136.58 ± 14.20 136.33 ± 12.65
DBP (mm Hg) 88.00 ± 11.96 84.33 ± 6.67 81.00 ± 6.29 77.62 ± 5.30‡‡ 84.92 ± 10.47 85.08 ± 9.05
HDL (mg/dL)*, §, 1>3 61.50 ± 16.38 65.58 ± 13.51 54.38 ± 9.95 55.85 ± 8.22 57.67 ± 13.20 46.92 ± 9.89‡‡
TG (mg/dL) 115.58 ± 52.99 110.50 ± 51.15 99.75 ± 28.06 93.00 ± 27.97 100.58 ± 32.44 100.46 ± 23.64
Glucose (mg/dL)††† 111.08 ± 32.44 95.08 ± 22.82‡‡ 98.58 ± 15.34 86.42 ± 6.41 92.42 ± 11.61 87.42 ± 6.52
Waist circumference (cm)**,††† 81.08 ± 9.44 78.43 ± 9.46‡‡‡ 77.62 ± 5.20 75.58 ± 5.45‡‡‡ 80.25 ± 5.91 80.75 ± 5.87
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD
  2. SSG single-session group, MSG multiple-session group, CTG control group, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HDL high-density lipoprotein
  3. *, ** Significant interaction effect between time and group (p < .01 and p < .001, respectively)
  4. †, ††, ††† Significant main effect of time (p < .05, p < .01, and p < .001, respectively)
  5. § Significant main effect of group (p < .05, 1: SSG, 3: CTG)
  6. ‡, ‡‡, ‡‡‡ Significantly different from pre-intervention value (p < .05, p < .01, and p < .001, respectively)