Table 2. ROS generation and IGF-1 concentration (mean ± SD) from pre- to post-intervention in all groups. Statistical differences were measured using RMANOVA.
Variable BFR-CH BFR-PLA CON RMANOVA
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
IGF-1 (ng/ml) 100 ± 47 115 ± 52 119 ± 23 130 ± 23 112 ± 39 117 ± 36 p = .705
ROS (μmol/l/min) Pre-Ex 0.952 ± 0.091 0.737 ± 0.172 0.882 ± 0.116 0.736 ± 0.112 - - p = .229
Post-Ex 0.943 ± 0.114 0.781 ± 0.138 0.938 ± 0.103 0.802 ± 0.132 - - p = .741
Pre-Ex = pre- exercise, Post-Ex = post- exercise, IGF-1 = Insulin-like growth factor, ROS = reactive oxygen species,
† = RMANOVA with Pre-Ex and Post-Ex as within-factors (acute experiments)