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Table 4 Pre- and post-study body mass, body fat and VO2peak in the ET group and the ET + S group

From: No effects of a 4-week post-exercise sauna bathing on targeted gut microbiota and intestinal barrier function, and hsCRP in healthy men: a pilot randomized controlled trial

  Pre-study Post-study 2-way ANOVA
(p-value;η2)
ET
Mean ± SD
ET + S
Mean ± SD
ET + S
Mean ± SD
ET
Mean ± SD
Group Time Group
x
Time
Body mass (kg) 79.0 ± 5.2 77.5 ± 9.9 79.9 ± 5.9 78.0 ± 9.0 0.685 0.079 0.553
Body fat (%) 19 ± 5.3 21.3 ± 3.5 18.6 ± 4.7 20.3 ± 3.7 0.371 0.028
(0.32)
0.361
VO2 peak (ml/kg/min) 51.6 ± 5.5 48.2 ± 8.2 50.8 ± 6.3 49.9 ± 8.8 0.584 0.215 0.150
  1. p < 0.05 were in bold
  2. η2 Effect size, VO2peak Peak oxygen uptake