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Table 5 Body composition

From: Assessment of the FTO gene polymorphisms (rs1421085, rs17817449 and rs9939609) in exercise-trained men and women: the effects of a 4-week hypocaloric diet

  Risk Allele Non-Risk Allele
Pre-body weight (kg) 68.7 ± 12.6 73.6 ± 12.8
Post-body weight (kg) 67.7 ± 12.5* 72.4 ± 12.3*
Change (kg) −1.0 ± 1.2 − 1.2 ± 1.4
Pre-fat free mass (kg) 47.8 ± 9.2 51.5 ± 10.7
Post-fat free mass (kg) 47.9 ± 9.1 51.2 ± 10.4
Change (kg) 0.1 ± 1.0 − 0.3 ± 1.3
Pre-fat mass (kg) 18.2 ± 6.1 19.3 ± 6.1
Post-fat mass (kg) 17.1 ± 6.1* 18.4 ± 6.0*
Change (kg) −1.1 ± 0.7 −0.9 ± 0.4
Pre-body fat % 26.5 ± 5.8 26.2 ± 7.4
Post-body fat % 25.2 ± 5.8* 25.4 ± 7.5*
Change −1.3 ± 1.0** −0.8 ± 0.7
Pre-bone mineral content (kg) 2.6 ± 0.5 2.9 ± 0.5
Post-bone mineral content (kg) 2.6 ± 0.5 2.9 ± 0.5
Change (kg) 0.0 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.1
Pre-total body water (liters) 38.8 ± 7.8 42.2 ± 8.4
Post-total body water (liters) 39.1 ± 7.6 42.1 ± 8.1
Change (liters) 0.3 ± 0.9 −0.1 ± 1.0
  1. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD. Legend: kg Kilogram
  2. *p < 0.01 post versus pre within groups. There were no between-group differences except for the change in % body fat.**
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