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Table 3 Body composition and cross-sectional area of right thigh

From: Effects of an overnight high-carbohydrate meal on muscle glycogen after rapid weight loss in male collegiate wrestlers

  BL R0 R13
Body composition
Fat mass (kg) 8.4 ± 2.0 8.0 ± 1.8* 8.0 ± 1.9*
Fat-free soft tissue mass (kg) 63.2 ± 7.0 59.0 ± 6.7* 62.0 ± 6.6*
Bone mineral mass (kg) 3.2 ± 0.3 3.2 ± 0.3 3.2 ± 0.3*
Cross-sectional area
Muscle cross-sectional area (cm2) 180.8 ± 18.9 170.3 ± 19.3* 177.0 ± 18.0*
Subcutaneous fat (cm2) 32.7 ± 10.6 31.2 ± 10.0 31.7 ± 10.0
Bone (cm2) 6.5 ± 0.7 6.4 ± 0.7 6.5 ± 0.7
Residual (cm2) 3.8 ± 0.7 3.9 ± 0.6 3.7 ± 0.5
Total cross-sectional area (cm2) 223.7 ± 21.9 211.8 ± 22.0* 218.8 ± 20.9*
Circumference (cm) 48.4 ± 2.4 47.2 ± 2.6* 47.9 ± 2.3*
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 10). BL baseline. *p < 0.05 versus BL; p < 0.05 versus R0
  2. Fat-free soft tissues mass excluded fat and bone mineral mass