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Table 1 Changes in the variables from before to after exercise among the groups

From: Acute effects of strength and endurance exercise on serum BDNF and IGF-1 levels in older men

  Strength
(n = 10)
Endurance
(n = 10)
Control
(n = 10)
Significant
BDNF (ng/mL)
 Pre 3.58 ± 1.05 4.13 ± 3.65 3.18 ± 0.27 G = 0.413
 Post 4.16 ± 1.82 *, ** 4.68 ± 3.9 *, ** 3.21 ± 0.29 T = 0.003
     G × T = 0.023
IGF-1 (ng/mL)
 Pre 134.4 ± 21.6 157.1 ± 30.84 121.7 ± 17.7 G = 0.13
 Post 139.5 ± 20 *, ** 162.6 ± 28.86 *, ** 121.9 ± 17.6 T = 0.03
     G × T = 0.039
Platelet (micl× 1000)
 Pre 246.9 ± 41.1 244.8 ± 46.6 217.6 ± 34.2 G = 0.17
 Post 283.6 ± 47.7 *, ** 279.4 ± 40.5 *, ** 219.7 ± 34 T = 0.001
     G × T = 0.001
  1. * Denotes significant difference from corresponding before exercise (p ≤ 0.05). ** Denotes significant difference from corresponding control group (p ≤ 0.05). Values are mean ± SD. BDNF: Brain derived neurotrophic factor. IGF-1: Insulin-like growth factor 1