Table 3.

Anthropometric measurements

All SubjectsHigh-Intensity GroupModerate-Intensity GroupLow-Intensity Group
T1 T2 T3 T1T2 T3 T1 T2 T3 T1 T2 T3
n 21 21 21 9 9 9 10 10 10 2 22
Height, cm 177.4 ± 5.9 176.63-150 ± 6.2 175.83-152 ± 6.5 175.6 ± 5.6 175.5 ± 6.0 174.53-152 ± 6.6 179.6 ± 6.2 178.23-150 ± 6.9 177.63-150 ± 7.0 174.3 ± 2.2 173.4 ± 1.6 173.1 ± 0.5
Weight, kg 70.1 ± 7.8 69.4 ± 8.2 70.83-152 ± 8.8 66.3 ± 5.7 65.3 ± 5.9 65.8 ± 5.2 72.3 ± 8.9 71.9 ± 9.3 73.1 ± 9.6 75.9 ± 1.7 75.2 ± 3.0 81.53-152 ± 0.1
FFW, kg 61.4 ± 6.2 59.1 ± 6.2 58.63-153 ± 6.5 59.5 ± 5.1 57.03-150 ± 5.0 55.73-152 ± 4.7 62.7 ± 7.5 60.43-150 ± 7.4 60.03-150 ± 7.6 63.9 ± 0.6 61.63-150 ± 1.9 63.73-151 ± 0.6
Σ7 Skinfolds, mm 66.9 ± 25.8 75.23-150 ± 25.6 82.63-152 ± 26.3 53.7 ± 12.7 61.8 ± 15.8 70.63-150 ± 19.9 74.5 ± 31.4 83.3 ± 29.8 87.73-150 ± 28.7 88.0 ± 5.7 95.0 ± 7.1 111.53-150 ± 6.4
%Fat, skinfolds 12.2 ± 4.2 14.63-150 ± 4.2 17.13-152 ± 4.2 10.2 ± 2.1 12.73-150 ± 2.6 15.33-152 ± 2.9 13.2 ± 5.3 15.83-150 ± 5.0 17.73-152 ± 4.8 15.7 ± 1.1 18.1 ± 0.8 21.83-152 ± 0.6
Waist girth, cm 80.0 ± 6.0 82.43-150 ± 6.5 85.43-152 ± 7.3 76.3 ± 3.9 79.33-150 ± 5.0 81.23-150 ± 5.5 83.1 ± 6.5 84.33-150 ± 7.4 87.43-152 ± 7.1 82.7 ± 0.7 86.6 ± 0.2 94.63-152 ± 3.3
Hip girth, cm 93.6 ± 3.9 92.13-150 ± 4.0 92.93-151 ± 3.8 91.7 ± 3.5 90.5 ± 3.6 90.9 ± 2.2 94.6 ± 3.7 92.9 ± 4.0 93.6 ± 3.8 97.8 ± 2.2 95.8 ± 1.4 98.63-151 ± 2.8
Thigh girth, cm 54.1 ± 3.8 54.3 ± 3.1 53.5 ± 3.3 54.1 ± 3.8 54.1 ± 2.9 52.3 ± 2.4 55.0 ± 4.6 54.4 ± 3.6 53.8 ± 3.6 57.5 ± 1.8 54.9 ± 1.8 57.8 ± 0.8
Biceps girth, cm 30.5 ± 2.2 30.5 ± 2.3 30.7 ± 2.4 29.2 ± 1.7 29.3 ± 1.5 29.2 ± 1.5 31.2 ± 1.9 31.0 ± 2.4 31.3 ± 2.2 33.9 ± 0.2 33.2 ± 1.0 34.8 ± 0.8
Chest expansion girth, cm 7.3 ± 1.8 7.8 ± 1.4 7.13-151 ± 1.8 7.0 ± 1.5 7.8 ± 1.2 6.73-151 ± 1.5 7.2 ± 1.7 7.5 ± 1.3 7.2 ± 1.9 9.1 ± 3.8 9.7 ± 1.3 7.9 ± 3.1
  • Values are means ± SD; n, no. of subjects exceptn = 20 for all subjects and 9 for moderate-intensity group T1 waist girth and hip girth, n = 19 for all subjects and 8 for moderate-intensity group T1 thigh girth and biceps girth, and n= 18 for all subjects and 8 each for high- and moderate-intensity group T1 chest expansion girth. Significant difference (P ≤ 0.05):

  • F3-150 from T1;

  • F3-151 T2 vs. T3;

  • F3-152 T1 vs. T3 and T2 vs. T3.

  • F3-153 Group by time interaction.