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Table 1 Anthropometric and hemodynamic characteristics of the subjects (n = 14) before and after eight weeks of resistance training

From: Effects of eight weeks of resistance training on the risk factors of metabolic syndrome in overweight /obese women - “A Pilot Study”

Variables Pre Post Δ P ES
Age (y) 33.9 ± 8.6 - - - -
Body mass (kg) 75.5 ± 12.9 76.4 ± 14.1 0.96 0.14 0.07
Height (m) 1.59 ± 0.08 - - - -
BMI (kg·m2) 29.6 ± 4.1 29.9 ± 4.2 0.36 0.13 0.09
WC (cm) 88.4 ± 10.1 89.1 ± 8.9 0.77 0.45 0.08
HC (cm) 107.5 ± 8.8 108.0 ± 8.9 0.52 0.45 0.06
NC (cm) 34.9 ± 1.9 35.2 ± 1.7 0.30 0.35 0.15
BAI (%) 27.0 ± 3.9 27.3 ± 3.6 0.21 0.45 0.06
WHpR 0.82 ± 0.07 0.83 ± 0.06 0.01 0.63 0.05
WHtR 0.55 ±0.06 0.56 ± 0.05 0.01 0.45 0.08
VVF (cm2) 88.4 ± 22.1 90.0 ± 25.1 1.65 0.61 0.07
SBP (mmHg) 127.9 ± 15.1 123.2 ± 9.6 −4.7 0.19 0.31
DBP (mmHg) 83.7 ± 10.1 81.6 ± 8.7 −2.1 0.15 0.20
MBP (mmHg) 98.4 ± 10.9 95.5 ± 8.7 −2.9 0.11 0.27
  1. BMI, body mass index (kg·m2); WC, waist circumference (cm), HC, hip circumference (cm); NC, neck circumference (cm), BAI, body adiposity index (%); WHpR, waist to hip ratio; WHtR, waist to height ratio; VVF, volume of visceral fat (cm2); SBP, systolic blood pressure (mmHg); DBP, diastolic blood pressure (mmHg); MBP, mean blood pressure (mmHg); ES, effect size.