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Table 3 Inflammatory response at baseline and after 6 weeks of chronic resistance training isolated and combined with Capsiate supplementation

From: Chronic capsiate supplementation increases fat-free mass and upper body strength but not the inflammatory response to resistance exercise in young untrained men: a randomized, placebo-controlled and double-blind study

Variables Pre-intervention After 6 weeks
  RT (n = 11) RT + CAP (n = 11) RT (n = 9) RT + CAP (n = 11)
  Rest Post Rest Post Rest Post Rest Post
Log IL-6 (pg/mL) 0.27 ± 0.11 0.32 ± 0.16 0.27 ± 0.11 0.32 ± 0.16 0.27 ± 0.08 0.24 ± 0.07 0.31 ± 0.23 0.25 ± 0.05
Log IL-10 (pg/mL) 0.48 ± 0.23 0.58 ± 0.45* 0.56 ± 0.27 0.75 ± 0.25* 0.58 ± 0.26 0.51 ± 0.30* 0.58 ± 0.22 0.68 ± 0.28*
Log TNF-α (pg/mL) 0.75 ± 0.15 0.91 ± 0.19£ 0.95 ± 0.25 1.0 ± 0.28£ 0.96 ± 0.34 0.85 ± 0.42 1.04 ± 0.34 1.04 ± 0.32
Log sTNF-R (pg/mL) 2.88 ± 0.24 2.93 ± 0.29 2.98 ± 0.25 3.12 ± 0.28 2.94 ± 0.24 3.03 ± 0.21 3.10 ± 0.25 3.25 ± 0.22
  1. Note: TNF-α Tumor necrosis factor-α, TNF-R Soluble tumor necrosis factor-α receptor. £= exercise × time interaction with significant difference compared to Rest. *= a main effect of exercise