Table 2

 Blood viscosity, blood lactate, and other variables before and after training

Pre-exercise (n = 10)Post-exercise (n = 10)p Values
Values are mean (SD).
Std, Standard; Act, actual.
Blood viscosity (mPa.s)2.84 (0.75)2.40 (0.20)0.133
Blood lactate (mmol/l)1.45 (0.96)3.60 (1.41)0.000
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)265.6 (79.12)283.5 (29.9)0.557
Blood clotting time (s)20.3 (1.56)17.9 (0.93)0.000
Glucose (mg/dl)81.2 (9.1)111.5 (16.5)0.001
pH7.417 (0.017)7.425 (0.018)0.244
Std HCO3 (mEq/l)25.4 (2.1)19.8 (0.8)0.000
Act HCO3 (mEq/l)26.0 (3.2)16.1 (0.8)0.000
Plasma Na+ (mEq/l)142.0 (3.8)151.7 (2.8)0.000
Plasma K+ (mEq/l)4.1 (0.3)3.9 (0.6)0.303
Ca2+ (mmol/l)1.15 (0.93)0.93 (0.12)0.008