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Table 4 Changes in apelin-12, 36 after 8 weeks of aerobic or resistance exercise

From: Effects of aerobic and resistance exercises on circulating apelin-12 and apelin-36 concentrations in obese middle-aged women: a randomized controlled trial

  Group Pre-training Post-training   F P-value
Apelin-12 (ng/μm3) AEG .12 ± .02 .07 ± .31a Time 2.737 .115
REG .11 ± .02 .08 ± .02a Group .720 .498
CG .09 ± .04 .13 ± .04a Time×Group 14.044 .000***
Apelin-36 (ng/μm3) AEG .08 ± .02 .09 ± .02 Time 3.184 .089
REG .09 ± .03 .09 ± .03 Group .646 .534
CG .08 ± .05 .12 ± .04 Time×Group 1.551 .235
  1. Values are given as means ± S.E
  2. AEG aerobic exercise group, BMI body mass index, CG control group, REG resistance exercise group aSignificant effect in pre- and post-test among the group (p < .05), ***p < .001