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Table 4 Comparison of body composition between the two groups by gender

From: A nonrandomized controlled trial of individualized exercise prescription combined with remote exercise management in patients who are overweight or obese

  Men in experimental group (n = 23) Men in control group (n = 9) P Women in experimental group (n = 32) Women in control group (n = 25) P
t−1 t0 Δchanges t−1 t0 Δchanges t−1 t0 Δchanges t−1 t0 Δchanges
VFA (cm2) 95.83 ± 30.36 79.61 ± 31.11 −16.22 ± 23.37 108.13 ± 34.30 103.58 ± 36.77 −4.56 ± 15.04 0.18 74.31 ± 31.97 69.2 ± 29.96 −5.11 ± 15.29 70.45 ± 27.54 70.3 ± 25.24 −0.15 ± 11.38 0.18
BF (kg) 25.33 ± 7.16 21.79 ± 7.35 −3.54 ± 3.37 27.21 ± 5.93 28.8 ± 8.3 1.59 ± 3.76 0.00 27.15 ± 5.88 25.15 ± 6.85 −2.01 ± 3.53 26.62 ± 4.81 26.79 ± 5.32 0.16 ± 2.14 0.01
SMC (kg) 34.17 ± 6.29 34.92 ± 5.04 0.75 ± 2.46 36.44 ± 3.19 35.72 ± 5.16 −0.72 ± 3.54 0.19 25.27 ± 2.48 25.18 ± 2.5 −0.1 ± 0.81 23.74 ± 2.52 23.87 ± 2.66 0.13 ± 1.04 0.36
BF (%) 28.92 ± 5.70 25.68 ± 5.67 −3.25 ± 3.12 29.5 ± 4.00 31.13 ± 7.98 1.63 ± 5.08 0.00 36.88 ± 4.42 34.91 ± 5.54 −1.97 ± 3.41 37.81 ± 3.47 37.5 ± 4.28 −0.31 ± 2.31 0.04
  1. t−1 before intervention, t0 after intervention, Δchanges delta changes, VFA visceral fat area, BF body fat, SMC skeletal muscle content