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Table 3 Glucose, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol (mg/dl) levels in the sera of the animals at the end of the study

From: Different exercise protocols improve metabolic syndrome markers, tissue triglycerides content and antioxidant status in rats

Parameter C S SA A  
Glucose 98.8 ± 9.9a 90.0 ± 5.2a 88.7 ± 3.0a 93.0 ± 4.1a  
Triglycerides 182.8 ± 40.9a 174.0 ± 46.3a 124.5 ± 14.4a 163.8 ± 31.7a  
HDL-Cholesterol 42.7 ± 5.3a 54.4 ± 7.8b[p < 0.05] 53.1 ± 4.6ab 47.4 ± 2.2b[p < 0.05]  
LDL-Cholesterol 62.9 ± 3.9a 70.4 ± 6.5ab 70.0 ± 4.7b[p < 0.05] 71.1 ± 7.5ab  
  1. C = Control; S = Strength Training; AS = Concurrent Training; A = Aerobic Training. n = 8 animals per group. Results are expressed as the means ± standard deviation. Different letters indicate the significant differences between groups (p ≤ 0.05).