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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects

From: Immune adaptation to chronic intense exercise training: new microarray evidence

  Athletes (n = 12) Non-athlete controls (n = 12)
Age (years) 18.4 ± 1.0 19.1 ± 1.1
BMI (kg/m2) 20.3 ± 1.8 20.6 ± 2.0
Gender 50% Female 50% Female
IgA (g/l) 2.0 ± 0.86 2.23 ± 0.96
IgM (g/l) 1.37 ± 0.52 1.44 ± 0.44
IgG (g/l) 11.92 ± 1.47 12.31 ± 2.31
IL-1ra (pg/ml) 242.37 ± 79.2a 480.56 ± 243.9
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± sd; a Significantly different from controls