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Table 1 Mean ± SD of anthropometric indices before the intervention among the groups

From: The short-term effect of vitamin D supplementation on the response to muscle and liver damages indices by exhaustive aerobic exercise in untrained men: a quasi-experimental study

Variables Exp (n = 12) C (n = 12) P valuea
Pre 1 Pre 2 Pre 1 Pre 2
Age (years) 24.33 ± 2.7 25.83 ± 3.18  
Height (cm) 174.72 ± 6.16 173.33 ± 5.10  
BW (kg) 76.90 ± 11.08 75.96 ± 11.67 77.90 ± 7.13 78.40 ± 6.89 0.039¥
P Valueb 0.003* 0.056   
BMI (years) 25.80 ± 2.93 25.12 ± 2.79 25.91 ± 1.88 26.08 ± 1.83 0.025¥
P Valueb 0.003* 0.054   
BFP (%) 27.66 ± 2.80 24.75 ± 2.65 26.01 ± 2.42 26.95 ± 2.84 0.043¥
P Valueb 0.001* 0.041*   
WHR (cm) 0.82 ± 0.051 0.81 ± 0.032 0.83 ± 0.023 0.83 ± 0.044 0.035¥
P Valueb 0.047* 0.062   
  1. BW: Bodyweight; BMI: Body Mass Index; BFP: Body Fat Percentage; WHR: Waist–Hip Ratio
  2. P values superscript with “a” is calculated using an independent t-test for comparing Δ between groups
  3. P values superscript with “b” is calculated using dependent t-test for comparing pre-test and post-test within groups
  4. * Significantly different comparing Pre and Post