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Table 4 Metabolic Outcomes

From: Peer-led exercise program for ageing adults to improve physical functions - a randomized trial

  Control (n = 29) Intervention (n = 30)
Pre Post Pre Post
Resting HR (beats/min) 68.1 ± 9.4 63.0 ± 7.0* 70.5 ± 6.7 67.2 ± 7.6*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 123.8 ± 12.6 125.7 ± 14.9 127.5 ± 11.1 124.5 ± 9.5
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 77.0 ± 7.8 72.0 ± 8.9* 77.0 ± 6.8 74.5 ± 6.3*
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.83 ± 0.41 1.74 ± 0.37* 1.47 ± 0.86 1.45 ± 0.27
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.30 ± 0.64 1.24 ± 0.48 1.91 ± 1.12 1.66 ± 0.68
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.88 ± 1.0 3.2 ± 0.77 2.83 ± 1.08 3.03 ± 0.94
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.34 ± 0.69 4.70 ± 0.52* 5.61 ± 1.05 5.11 ± 0.65*
  1. Data are presented as average ± SD
  2. *significant pre-post changes within groups (p < 0.05)
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