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Table 2 Comparison of anthropometric results and physical capacity before and after intervention

From: Short and long term effect of treatment non-pharmacological and lifestyle in patients with metabolic syndrome

 Pre-rehabilitation (%) (n = 47)Post-rehabilitation (%) (n = 47)pFollow up (n = 28)p
BMI (kg/m2)32.6 ± 3.932.3 ± 4.70.4132.4 ± 5.00.85
Waist circumference (cm)108.8 ± 7.4106.5 ± 8.50.2106.1 ± 8.50.8
Global fatigue (score)2.5 ± 1.30.66 ± 1.10.00011.6 ± 1.00.01
SMWT (m)474.1 ± 80.6523.1 ± 71.80.038499.6 ± 83.70.25
Bruce protocol (min)3.1 ± 1.24.1 ± 1.10.0093.2 ± 1.10025
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)141.2 ± 11.2130.9 ± 13.90.014124.5 ± 33.10.21
diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)86.7 ± 11.281.1 ± 9.10.06472.7 ± 18.20.32
  1. The values highlighted in italics represent p < 0.05 pre-rehabilitation versus post-rehabilitation or post-rehabilitation versus follow up
  2. BMI body mass index, SMWT 6 min walking test, SD standard deviation