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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the participants

From: Influence of muscle fitness test performance on metabolic risk factors among adolescent girls

  MF0 MF1 MF2
  (n = 37;16.2%) (n = 90;39.3%) (n = 102; 44.5%)
Age, years 13.9 ± 1.9 14.7 ± 1.9 13.8 ± 2.0
Weight (kg) 51.6 ± 9.8 55.0 ± 11.1 54.1 ± 9.6
Height (cm) 154. 3 ± 8.9 158.4 ± 6.5 160.1 ± 7.2*
BMI (kg/m²) 21.7 ± 3.7 21.8 ± 3.6 20.9 ± 2,7*
WC (cm) 76.6 ± 10.0 76.2 ± 8.6 73. ± 7.4*
SBP (mm Hg) 119.1 ± 12.0 121.3 ± 13.2 124.5 ± 13.2
DBP (mmHg) 63.2 ± 7.5 64.9 ± 8.8 66.1 ± 9.2
TC (mg/dl) 157.5 ± 23.2 152.3 ± 26.7 151.1 ± 26.4*
HDL (mg/dl) 43.8 ± 14.2 46.9 ± 10.1 46.7 ± 11.1
LDL (mg/dl) 100.3 ± 20.8 93.8 ± 24.5 89.7 ± 26.3
TG (mg/dl) 66.8 ± 26.2 59.9 ± 18.4 57.4 ± 17.8*
Glucose (mg/dl) 83.1 ± 8.7 83.2 ± 6.5 84.6 ± 6.8
MRS 1.57 ± 4.2 0.13 ± 2.6 -0.39 ± 3.2*
PAI 9.8. ± 3.4 10.1 ± 3.7 11.6 ± 3.9*
  1. Data are means ± SD. ANCOVA's Test adjusted for age and maturation, with Bonferroni corrections: * p < 0.05 - significantly different from MF0. MF - muscular fitness; PAI, physical activity index; TC, total cholesterol; TG, Triglycerides,