Table 1

Physical characteristics of subjects

Age (years)Height (cm)Weight (kg)SSF (mm)Waist (cm)Hip (cm)Ratio*
Values are mean (SD). SSF, sum of eight skinfolds; ratio, waist to hip ratio. No statistically significant changes in mean gains were calculated for any anthropometric measures.
*Waist to hip ratio.
Exercise
Pre (n=22)68.8 (3.2)160.9 (5.5)68.4 (12.0)192.1 (46.6)85.5 (9.7)103.2 (10.3)0.83 (0.06)
Post (n=20)160.3 (5.6)68.5 (12.0)205.0 (52.4)84.6 (9.4)104.5 (11.0)0.80 (0.05)
Control
Pre (n=22)68.2 (3.5)159.3 (4.5)61.7 (12.9)145.9 (62.8)80.1 (12.0)98.5 (10.2)0.81 (0.03)
Post (n=18)159.2 (4.6)60.7 (13.2)153.2 (53.9)75.4 (12.2)91.2 (10.3)0.80 (0.02)