Variables Period of Assessment Exercise Group Control Group
    Mean SD Mean SD p-value
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)
  Baseline 30.4 3.3 29.0 3.5 0.18
  12th-week 29.0 3.5 31.9 5.4 0.05
  24th-week 26.2 4.0 30.2 5.3 0.00
Waist Hip Ratio
  Baseline 0.85 0.06 0.84 0.96 0.28
  12th-week 0.84 0.96 1.28 1.8 0.03
  24th-week 0.79 1.2 1.29 3.3 0.00
Triceps Skin Fold (mm)
  Baseline 29.9 9.8 26.6 11.7 0.19
  12th-week 26.6 11.7 28.2 8.8 0.04
  24th-week 22.2 4.2 30.2 5.3 0.00
Subscapular Skin Fold (mm)
  Baseline 25.3 7.1 24.2 7.0 0.23
  12th-week 24.2 7.0 30.7 11.8 0.00
  24th-week 20.2 0.6 31.1 4.2 0.00
Susprascapular Skin Fold (mm)
  Baseline 18.1 6.4 17.2 6.7 0.45
  12th-week 17.2 6.7 21.8 9.6 0.01
  24th-week 14.2 0.3 28.2 6.4 0.00
Front Thigh Skin Fold (mm)
  Baseline 43.5 7.1 42.2 17.8 0.19
  12th-week 42.2 17.8 40.5 19.7 0.05
  24th-week 30.3 1.2 43.1 7.4 0.00
p<0.05
Table 3: Comparison of Indices of Adiposity between Exercise and Control Groups.