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Table 2 Mixed between-within subjects ANOVA for all seven time points at baseline and follow-up TSST

From: The effects of exercise training on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity and autonomic response to acute stress—a randomized controlled study

  n Time Group Time*group
F p Eta squared F p Eta squared F p Eta squared
Baseline
 ACTH (pmol/L)* 82 4.94 < 0.001 0.29 1.77 0.118 0.13 2.07 0.154 0.03
 Cortisol (nmol/L)* 79 7.01 < 0.001 0.37 0.04 0.850 0.00 1.25 0.291 0.10
 SBP (mmHg)* 64 4.81 0.001 0.34 3.33 0.073 0.05 3.66 0.004 0.28
 DBP (mmHg)* 66 4.91 < 0.001 0.34 5.01 0.029 0.07 0.70 0.649 0.07
 HR (Bpm) 66 17.20 < 0.001 0.64 0.00 0.962 0.00 2.28 0.048 0.19
Follow-up
 ACTH (pmol/L)* 86 6.64 < 0.001 0.34 2.23 0.139 0.03 1.03 0.410 0.07
 Cortisol (nmol/L)* 84 8.10 < 0.001 0.39 0.20 0.655 0.00 2.25 0.048 0.15
 SBP (mmHg)* 70 3.22 0.008 0.24 0.00 0.999 0.00 0.82 0.556 0.07
 DBP (mmHg)* 69 5.27 < 0.001 0.34 1.24 0.270 0.02 1.82 0.110 0.15
 HR (Bpm) 70 19.84 < 0.001 0.65 1.45 0.233 0.02 1.41 0.225 0.12
  1. ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBT diastolic blood pressure, HR heart rate, Bpm beats per minute
  2. *Adjusted for sex