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Table 3 Study characteristics investigating acute hormonal response to kettlebell exercise

From: Kettlebell training in clinical practice: a scoping review

Author Population Measures Exercise Hardstyle
/ Sport /
other
Format Load
(kg)
n Age (yrs) Weight (kg) Gender Active Kettlebell proficient
/ novice
Budnar et al. (2014) [73] 10 19–30 78.7 ± 9.9 male Y novice testosterone, growth hormone, and cortisol Swing hardstyle 30:30 × 12 16
Greenwald et al. (2016) [74] 6 24.3 ± 4.1 80.7 ± 10.2 male N novice glucose tolerance Circuit other 25 mins 9–11.3
Raymond et al. (2018) [75] 10 19–43 82.2 ± 14.6 male Y novice testosterone and cortisol Swing hardstyle 12 min 30:30 8–16