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Table 1 Body composition, blood pressure and peak oxygen uptake for groups 1 and 2 pre and post 2 weeks of HIIT

From: An evaluation of low volume high-intensity intermittent training (HIIT) for health risk reduction in overweight and obese men

  Group 1 (6 HIIT sessions)   Group 2 (4 HIIT sessions)  
  Pre-Training Post-Training p Pre-Training Post-Training p
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Sig. < 0.05 Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Sig. < 0.05
Body Mass (kg) 94.5 (13.9) 94.4 (14.3) 0.798 104.8 (17.6) 104.6 (17.0) 0.524
BMI (kg.m2) 29.7 (3.4) 29.7 (3.5) 0.716 32.3 (3.3) 32.3 (3.2) 0.557
Waist Circumference (cm) 100.4 (9.1) 99.1 (9.2) 0.164 109.6 (10.4) 108.6 (10.4) 0.316
Hip Circumference (cm) 107.6 (6.5) 106.9 (6.4) 0.235 113.9 (7.3) 112.7 (9.4) 0.499
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.9 (0.03) 0.9 (0.03) 0.709 1.0 (0.05) 1.0 (0.03) 0.879
Systolic BP (mmHg) 131.1 (15.8) 124.6 (10.5) 0.446 122.8 (8.2) 124.7 (5.2) 0.348
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 84.7 (10.9) 76.0 (9.7) 0.185 76.8 (7.1) 75.8 (5.4) 0.829
V̇O2peak (l.min-1) 3.3 (0.7) 3.7 (0.8) 0.138 3.2 (0.5) 3.2 (0.4) 0.846
V̇O2peak (ml.kg-1.min-1) 35.6 (5.4) 38.5 (5.4) 0.135 30.4 (4.2) 30.5 (3.9) 0.960
  1. BMI body mass index; BP blood pressure
  2. Group 1 (N = 8); Group 2 (N = 10)