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Table 1 Descriptive characteristicsa

From: Sex differences in resting hemodynamics and arterial stiffness following 4 weeks of resistance versus aerobic exercise training in individuals with pre-hypertension to stage 1 hypertension

  RE M AE M RE F AE F
Age, years 44 ± 1.5 46 ± 1.5 52 ± 1.5* 54 ± 1.5*
Stature cm 177 ± 1* 179 ± 1* 160 ± 1 162 ± 1
Mass, kg 101 ± 5* 97 ± 5* 72 ± 5 78 ± 5
Body fat, % 31 ± 2 29 ± 2 40 ± 2* 37 ± 2*
SBP, mmHg 138 ± 3.2 136 ± 4.2 148 ± 6* 147 ± 4.5*
DBP, mmHg 78 ± 2 80 ± 2 78 ± 3 81 ± 2
MAP, mmHg 96 ± 2 99 ± 2 101 ± 2 103 ± 2
RHR, beats/min     
   Before exercise 71 ± 3 75 ± 3 67 ± 5 69 ± 4
   After exercise 73 ± 3 68 ± 3 68 ± 5 66 ± 4
  1. Abbreviations: AE, aerobic exercise; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; F, female; RE, resistance exercise, M, male; MAP, mean arterial pressure; RHR, resting heart rate; SBP systolic blood pressure.
  2. All data are expressed as mean ± SE;
  3. Asterisk (*) denotes significance (P ≤ 0.05).