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Table 1 Mean body composition and exercise performance at baseline and post intervention 1

From: Weight loss reduces breast ductal fluid estrogens in obese postmenopausal women: a single arm intervention pilot study

  Baseline Post intervention Percent change
      From baseline
Variable Mean S.D. Mean S. D. Mean 95% CI
Weight (kg) 89.8 15.3 80.3 12.2 −10.3 (−12.6, -8.0)
Body Mass Index (kg/m 2 ) 33.6 5.3 29.8 3.8 −11.0 (−13.9, -8.1)
Fat Mass (kg) 2 41.3 11.9 35.5 10.9 −14.4 (−18.5, -10.3)
Lean Mass (kg) 2 43.7 5.6 41.4 6.5 −5.4 (−11.1, 0.26)
VO 2 Maximum (ml/kg/min) 3 13.8 3.7 19.0 6.3 36.1 (21.7, 50.5)
1-REP Maximum (lbs) 4,5 103.5 25.7 130.3 36.8 25.9 (12.0, 39.8)
  1. 1 post intervention measurements occurred during the 12th intervention week.
  2. 2 measured by DEXA (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry).
  3. 3 measured by VMax Encore®.
  4. 4 1 repetition Maximum.
  5. 5 1-REP Maximum was averaged over all the muscle groups tested.