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Table 2 Lipid profile, glucose, PAI-1, adiponectin, and CRP levels in the sedentary and highly trained athletes groups.

From: Sedentary subjects have higher PAI-1 and lipoproteins levels than highly trained athletes

Subjects Sedentary Highly Trained Athletes
TG (mmol/L) 1.40 ± 0.62 0.94 ± 0.45*
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.98 ± 0.27 2.84 ± 0.66***
LDL-c (mmol/L) 2.38 ± 0.16 1.50 ± 0.80**
LDL-ox (mmol/L) 1.37 ± 0.67 0.71 ± 0.42
HDL-c (mmol/L) 1.31 ± 0.23 1.15 ± 0.35
TC/HDL-c ratio 3.09 ± 0.51 2.72 ± 1.28
Glucose (mmol/L) 4.26 ± 0.23 4.45 ± 0.06
PAI-1 (ng/mL) 18.7 ± 2.00 4.50 ± 1.71***
Adiponectin (ug/L) 14.1 ± 3.48 13.73 ± 5.91
CRP (g/L) 2.83 ± 0.27 2.82 ± 0.25
  1. Results are expressed as mean value ± SD. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01;
  2. *** p < 0.001 significantly lower than Sedentary group.