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Table 9 Results of blood lipid profile tests carried out before (I) and after (II) the 24-day rehabilitation cycle

From: Indoor cycling training in rehabilitation of patients after myocardial infarction

Variable IC group
X ± SD
p ST group
X ± SD
p Δ IC versus Δ ST
p value
TC I 182.24 ± 26.41 0.249 172.27 ± 45.34 0.113 0.601
TC II 171.67 ± 10.39 166.23 ± 66.29
Δ (mg/dl) − 10.57 −  6.04
HDL I 44.21 ± 19.07 0.142 43.23 ± 24.56 0.158 0.893
HDL II 48.34 ± 19.27 47.88 ± 17.66
Δ (mg/dl) 4.13 4.65
LDL I 111.23 ± 19.44 0.223 104.39 ± 24.34 0.223 0.367
LDL II 99.62 ± 26.12 91.47 ± 13.04
Δ (mg/dl) − 11.61 − 12.92
TG I 121.35 ± 71.37 0.815 126.22 ± 21.56 0.793 0.829
TG II 115.15 ± 45.32 119.48 ± 14.59
Δ (mg/dl) − 6.2 − 6.74
  1. TC total cholesterol, HDL high-density lipoproteins, LDL low-density lipoproteins, TG triglycerides