Table 1. Participant Characteristics and Biomarkers. Data are expressed as the mean (┬▒standard deviation).
Characteristics MMA Athlete Non-Athlete
Age (years) 25(6) 23(4) 23(4)
Height (m) 1.84 (.06) 1.74 (.03)* 1.77 (.02)
Weight (kg) 88.6 (15.5) 75.3 (11.0)** 81.1 (12.8)*
Cortisol (╬╝g/dL) .21 (.16) .26 (.25) .22 (.13)
sAA (U/mL) 112.1 (96.4) 110.0 (121.6) 126.3 (95.2)
* Indicates significantly different from MMA group at p< 0.05
** Indicates significantly different from MMA group at p< 0.001