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Table 2 Effect of exercise training and detraining in hypertensive rats

From: The beneficial effects of exercise in rodents are preserved after detraining: a phenomenon unrelated to GLUT4 expression

  SH TH DH1 DH2
  Initial Final Initial Final Initial Final Initial Final
BW(g) 316 ± 24 366 ± 21† 313 ± 22 358 ± 12† 335 ± 16 376 ± 13† 324 ± 19 374 ± 10†
BP(mmHg) 182 ± 8 186 ± 7 188 ± 12 153 ± 9*† 183 ± 10 156 ± 11*† 178 ± 17 151 ± 12*†
kITT(%/min) 3.8 ± 0.7 3.6 ± 0.6 3.8 ± 0.6 4.7 ± 0.5*† 3.7 ± 0.4 4.5 ± 0.4*† 3.9 ± 0.3 4.6 ± 0.4*†
ET (km/h) 1.3 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.1 2.5 ± 0.2*† 1.3 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.3*† 1.4 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.2*†
  1. SH = sedentary hypertensive, TH = trained hypertensive, DH1 = 1-week-detrained hypertensives, DH2 = 2-week-detrained hypertensives. BW = body weight, BP = blood pressure, kITT = glucose decay constant rate during insulin tolerance test, ET = maximal velocity in the exercise test. n = 8 for all groups. * p < 0.05 vs. S, † p < 0.05 vs. baseline. Repeated measures ANOVA (Tukey's post-hoc test).