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Table 1 Descriptive and anthropometric initial characteristics

From: Muscle irisin response to aerobic vs HIIT in overweight female adolescents

Descriptive characteristics
Variables HIIT (n = 15) Aerobic (n = 15) p
Age (years) 16.13 ± 1.64 15.47 ± 1.73 0.2877
Weight (kg) 82.62 ± 14.09 84.21 ± 16.88 0.781
Height (m) 1.61 ± 0.06 1.6 ± 0.07 0.6539
BMI (kg/m2) 31.65 ± 4.83 32.67 ± 5.91 0.6079
Percentile of BMI 92.67 ± 4.17 94 ± 2.07 0.2767
Waist circumference (cm) 93.46 ± 9.9 95.46 ± 15.51 0.6769
Fat mass (%) 34.39 ± 2.32 40.5 ± 17.92 0.1997
Muscle mass (%) 29.91 ± 3.14 41.79 ± 25.48 0.0833
SBP (mmHg) 113.67 ± 10.42 110.57 ± 7.17 0.3629
DBP (mmHg) 70.6 ± 8.36 71 ± 6.16 0.8852
VO2peak (ml/kg min) 28.23 ± 3.96 27.11 ± 4.14 0.454
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD
  2. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, VO 2peak peak oxygen consumption
  3. p values were obtained by means of t test