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Table 2 Change in cortisol (μg/dL) as a result of modality (mean ± SD)

From: The acute effect of exercise modality and nutrition manipulations on post-exercise resting energy expenditure and respiratory exchange ratio in women: a randomized trial

Modality Base Post
AEE 0.39 ± 0.31 0.39 ± 0.33 0.00 ± 0.22
HIIT 0.44 ± 0.40 0.59 ± 0.50 0.15 ± 0.23
HIRT 0.35 ± 0.18 0.40 ± 0.20 0.05 ± 0.14
  1. AEE, aerobic endurance exercise; HIIT, high-intensity interval run; HIRT, high-intensity resistance training; Base, baseline measurement; Post, post-exercise measurement; ∆, change in cortisol (μg/dL).