Table 1 Parameters related to food ingestion and body weight variation of the experimental animals. Values expressed as mean (± standard deviation).
Groups Δ body weight Gastrocnemius
weight (%) 1
Muscle/Tibia
(mg/mm 3,85)
Food Intake
(g)
Epydidimal Adipose
Tissue weight (%) 1
Sup/Ex 4.0 (.5) .55 (.07) 1.96 (.50) 600 (54) 1.05 (.38)
Ctrl/Ex 3.9 (.6) .62 (.02) 2.00 (.40) 615 (98) 1.26 (.20)
Sup/Sed 5.2 (.3) .59 (.04) 2.16 (.60) 689 (29) 1.63 (.46)
Ctrl/Sed 5.3 (.8) * .59 (.04) 1.95 (.70) 740 (62) 1.58 (.49)
Δ body weight: final weight-initial weight/initial weight
tissue weight in relation to total body weight
* p < 0.05 when compared to Ctrl/Sed
† p < 0.05 when compared to Sup/Ex
‡ p < 0.05 when compared to Ctrl/Ex.