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Table 4 Correlates of changes in body composition measurements with change in cardiorespiratory fitness

From: Benefits of different intensity of aerobic exercise in modulating body composition among obese young adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Variables CEI
  r P-value
Body weight (kg) −0.857 < 0.0001
BMI (kg/m2) −0.848 < 0.0001
WC (cm) −0845 < 0.0001
HC (cm) −0.345 0.019
WHR −0.798 < 0.0001
WHtR −0.841 < 0.0001
Percent body fat (%) −0.843 < 0.0001
Fat mass (kg) −0.871 < 0.0001
Fat-free mass (kg) −0.442 0.002
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, CEI cardiorespiratory endurance index, CG control group, HC hip circumference, HITG high-intensity training group, LITG light-intensity training group, MITG moderate-intensity training group, WC waist circumference, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, WHtR waist-to-height ratio. , change in. Data are expressed as Pearson correlation coefficients after adjusting for age and gender (P < 0.05). Data derived from pooled groups (N = 48)