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Table 4 Anthropometric changes after the intervention

From: Low-grade chronic inflammation is attenuated by exercise training in obese adults through down-regulation of ASC gene in peripheral blood: a pilot study

Variables Diet group (n = 22)
Δ
p Diet-exercise group (n = 15)
Δ
p
Weight (kg) − 3.9 ± 3.1 0.000 − 4.3 ± 4 0.001
MSM (kg) − 1.13 ± 0.92 0.000 − 0.14 ± 0.23 0.555
FFM (kg) − 1.94 ± 1.38 0.000 − 0.01 ± 0.46 0.978
BFM (kg) − 1.95 ± 3.1 0.010 − 4.05 ± 3.7 0.001
BFP (%) − 0.38 ± 2.3 0.460 − 2.8 ± 3.1 0.004
BMI (kg/m2) − 1.3 ± 1.02 0.000 − 1.5 ± 1.4 0.001
WC (cm) − 6.1 ± 3.1 0.000 − 6.2 ± 4.6 0.000
Abdominal fat (kg) − 0.85 ± 1.5 0.023 − 1.9 ± 2.0 0.002
  1. The results are shown in mean ± standard deviation
  2. MSM musculoskeletal mass, FFM fat-free mass, BFM body fat mass, BFP body fat percentage, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, Δ = post data–pre data