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Table 2 Metabolic variables of aerobic and HIIT groups pre and post exercise session

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

Training groups
Variables HIIT (n = 15) Aerobic (n = 15)
Pre exercise Post exercise Pre exercise Post exercise p
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) 84.45 ± 4.42 83.31 ± 6.11 89.67 ± 11.94 88.24 ± 8.57 0.71
Fasting insulin (μUI/ml) 14.86 ± 6.84 15.04 ± 6.94 13.87 ± 8.13 12.57 ± 7.12 0.19
HOMA-IR 3.13 ± 1.53 3.11 ± 1.54 3.18 ± 2.33 2.74 ± 1.53 0.28
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 159.55 ± 27.14 162.75 ± 26.29 144.53 ± 19.8 141.21 ± 20.47 0.65
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 58.33 ± 7.39 59.43 ± 6.66 60.43 ± 8.9 58.78 ± 7.71 0.59
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 67.95 ± 26.01 71.43 ± 25.61 59.71 ± 15.2 60.77 ± 21.63 0.87
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 166.57 ± 93.16 159.71 ± 108.08 122.19 ± 40.49 108.46 ± 33.63 0.32
  1. Data expressed as mean ± SD
  2. HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, VLDL very low-density lipoproteins
  3. p value was obtained by analysis of repeated measures ANOVA