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Table 6 Pre- and post-study zonulin, sIgA, and hsCRP 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
Mean ± SD
ET + S
Mean ± SD
Group Time Group
x
Time
Zonulin (ng/ml) 132 ± 119 119 ± 80 289 ± 183 228 ± 179 0.577 0.005
(0.46)
0.565
sIgA (µg/ml) 1653 ± 1390 1385 ± 1408 1059 ± 889 1784 ± 1213 0.698 0.745 0.114
hsCRP (ng/dl) 0.7 ± 1.2 1 ± 1 1.4 ± 2.5 0.4 ± 0.5 0.603 0.785 0.054
  1. p < 0.05 were in bold
  2. η2 Effect size, sIgA Secretory immunoglobulin A, hsCRP High-sensitivity C-reactive protein