Table 2. Changes in body composition following each training intervention. Data are means (┬▒SE).
Variable Ballates (n=12) Step Aerobics (n=17) Walking (n=15)
Pre Weight (kg) Post Weight (kg) 74.3 (4.0) 74.6 (4.1) 73.3 (2.4) 73.9 (2.4) 80.4 (5.0) 79.8 (4.9)
Pre Total % Fat Post Total % Fat 42.6 (2.4) 42.4 (2.5) * 44.4 (1.6) 43.4 (1.7) * 47.0 (1.6) 46.1 (1.4) *
Pre Arm % Fat Post Arm % Fat 37.5 (2.4) 36.9 (2.2) 38.6 (1.0) 36.9 (1.5) 39.9 (1.7) 40.6 (1.4)
Pre Leg % Fat Post Leg % Fat 43.5 (2.3) 43.2 (2.5) ** 45.7 (1.8) 44.9 (1.8) ** 47.1 (2.0) 46.6 (1.8) **
Pre Trunk % Fat Post Trunk % Fat 42.7 (2.6) 42.5 (2.6) * 44.2 (1.9) 43.2 (2.1) * 47.7 (1.6) 46.3 (1.5) *
Pre Total BF-FFM (kg) Post Total BF-FFM (kg) 39.9 (.13) 40.1 (1.4) * 38.6 (1.0) 39.4 (.9) * 39.9 (1.7) 42.2 (1.8) *
Pre Arm BF-FFM (kg) Post Arm BF-FFM (kg) 4.3 (.2) 4.3 (.2) 4.1 (.2) 4.1 (.2) 4.2 (.1) 4.2 (.2)
Pre Leg BF-FFM (kg) Post Leg BF-FFM (kg) 12.8 (.5) 12.7 (.5) 12.3 (.4) 12.5 (.6) 12.6 (.6) 13.1 (.7)
Pre Trunk BF-FFM (kg) Post Trunk BF-FFM (kg) 19.7 (.6) 20.2 (.7) * 19.1 (.6) 19.8 (1.0) * 19.9 (1.1) 20.2 (.9) *
* significant (p < 0.05) trial effect
** significant (p < 0.01) trial effect.