Table 1. Markers of muscle damage and inflammation before and after acute exercise during the study period. Values are shown as means (± SD).
Genotype CC Genotype CG Genotype CG
Week 1 Week 7 Week 1 Week 7 Week 1 Week 7
Pre-ex Post-ex Pre-ex Post-ex Pre-ex Post-ex Pre-ex Post-ex Pre-ex Post-ex Pre-ex Post-ex
CK
(U/l)
470
(228)
536***
(255)
441
(260)
460*
(255)
815
(954)
880***
(970)
416 ††
(227)
445***
(242)
698
(373)
973***
(866)
335 ††
(89)
359**
(98)
TNF-α
(pg/ml)
600
(616)
600
(596)
603
(640)
585
(617)
648
(555)
611**
(523)
641
(539)
598**
(495)
675
(584)
649
(559)
655
(576)
612
(528)
IL-1β
(pg/ml)
58
(61)
57
(58)
59
(60)
59
(61)
52
(54)
52
(54)
51
(52)
52
(53)
53
(39)
54
(40)
55
(42)
54
(41)
Repeated measures ANOVA: * p <0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 between pre -and post-exercise values. † p < 0.05; †† p < 0.01; ††† p < 0.001 between pre-exercise values at week 1 and week 7. No significant differences were observed between the genotypes at any data points.