Table 2

Body composition before and after 12 weeks of soccer practice (SO, n = 12) and running (RU, n = 10) for untrained men, or continuation of an inactive lifestyle (CO, n = 10)

SOSORURUCOCO
0 weeks12 weeks0 weeks12 weeks0 weeks12 weeks
Age (years)30 (2)31 (2)30 (2)
Body weight (kg)82.2 (2.9)81.1 (2.7)*85.8 (5.5)84.8 (5.3)*86.5 (3.8)86.4 (3.7)
Height (cm)182 (2)182 (2)182 (1)182 (1)181 (1)181 (1)
BMI24.9 (0.8)24.6 (0.8)*26.2 (1.5)25.9 (1.4)*26.0 (1.1)26.0 (1.1)
Fat mass
Total (kg)19.9 (2.4)17.2 (2.1)*20.7 (2.7)19.0 (2.6)*19.6 (3.3)19.3 (3.3)
Legs (kg)5.7 (0.7)5.5 (0.8)6.0 (0.7)5.6 (0.6)5.9 (1.2)5.7 (1.3)
Upper body (kg)11.1 (1.1)9.3 (1.1)*11.1 (1.6)10.8 (1.7)11.5 (2.6)11.4 (2.8)
Fat percentage24.9 (2.3)22.0 (2.1)*24.3 (1.6)22.6 (1.7)*22.3 (2.7)22.1 (2.8)
Lean body mass
Total (kg)57.7 (2.2)59.4 (1.9)*61.3 (2.8)61.9 (2.7)63.3 (1.7)63.4 (1.5)
Legs (kg)19.6 (0.8)20.7 (0.8)*21.0 (1.0)21.6 (1.1)20.3 (0.7)20.0 (0.6)
Upper body (kg)26.9 (1.0)27.3 (0.8)28.7 (1.3)28.8 (1.3)28.1 (0.9)28.3 (0.7)
Bone mass
Total (kg)3.26 (0.10)3.31 (0.10)3.36 (0.11)3.40 (0.11)3.24 (0.05)3.26 (0.06)
Legs (kg)1.27 (0.04)1.31 (0.04)*1.36 (0.06)1.38 (0.06)1.30 (0.04)1.30 (0.04)
Upper body (kg)1.03 (0.05)1.04 (0.04)1.00 (0.04)1.02 (0.05)0.95 (0.03)0.99 (0.03)
Bone mineral density1.24 (0.03)1.25 (0.02)1.33 (0.03)1.33 (0.03)1.28 (0.03)1.27 (0.03)
  • Means (SEM) are presented.

  • *Significant difference from 0 weeks.