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Table 2 Fitness and health measures at baseline and follow-up

From: High-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training in adults with Crohn’s disease: a pilot randomised controlled trial

  HIIT MICT Control All
Body mass, kg
 Baseline 76.2 (13.5) 63.8 (12.5) 69.8 (13.2) 70.1 (13.8)
 3 months 76.4 (14.4) 63.0 (12.7) 71.0 (13.5) 70.1 (14.3)
Waist circumference, cm
 Baseline 87.3 (11.8) 79.5 (14.7) 83.1 (9.8) 83.4 (12.4)
 3 months 86.5 (9.8) 76.8 (12.8) 84.8 (8.5) 82.6 (11.1)
Resting heart rate, beats/min
 Baseline 72 (8) 75 (12) 73 (11) 73 (10)
 3 months 72 (10) 74 (9) 76 (10) 74 (10)
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg
 Baseline 130 (12) 122 (17) 126 (13) 126 (14)
 3 months 126 (11) 120 (16) 128 (15) 125 (14)
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg
 Baseline 82 (10) 76 (9) 78 (8) 79 (9)
 3 months 78 (9) 74 (10) 79 (10) 77 (9)
Ventilatory threshold, mL/kg/min
 Baseline 16.5 (4.9) 16.0 (4.1) 16.6 (6.1) 16.4 (4.9)
 3 months 16.8 (5.5) 18.2 (3.7) 16.1 (4.7) 17.0 (4.7)
Peak oxygen uptake, mL/kg/min
 Baseline 27.3 (7.7) 28.7 (8.6) 28.6 (10.0) 28.2 (8.6)
 3 months 29.7 (8.2) 29.3 (6.6) 28.5 (9.2) 29.2 (7.9)
CDAI
 Baseline 74 (48) 55 (47) 73 (45) 67 (46)
 3 months 59 (74) 78 (48) 99 (50) 77 (59)
Faecal calprotectin, μg/g
 Baseline 89 (72) 45 (40) 56 (55) 65 (59)
 3 months 100 (113) 63 (113) 69 (146) 77 (121)
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD)