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Table 2 Characteristics of participants prior to exercise intervention

From: Resistance exercise training lowers HbA1c more than aerobic training in adults with type 2 diabetes

Characteristics Resistance exercise (n = 10) Treadmill exercise (n = 10)
Age (years) 53.4 ± 7.2 53.4 ± 10.2
Male 8 9
Female 2 1
Blood pressure (mm Hg) 138 ± 2/85 ± 1 135 ± 2/84 ± 1
Heart rate (beats/minutes) 86 ± 1 85 ± 1
Waist Circumference (cm) 93 ± 7 96 ± 6
HbA1c (%) 8.8 ± 1.1 8.7 ± 0.7