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22 June 2021: Clinical Research

Cortical and Subcortical Brain Volume Alterations Following Endurance Running at 38.6 km and 119.2 km in Male Athletes

Rabia Hurrem Ozdurak Singin 1ABCDEFG , Serkan Duz 2ABCDEFG* , Murat Kiraz 3ACDE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.926060

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e926060

Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of runners in ST and UT groups.

VariablesST (n=9)Mean±SD (Min–Max)UT (n=14)Mean±SD (Min–Max)
Age (years)47.44±5.85 (40–58)50.08±6.07 (40–60)
Height (m)1.76±0.09 (1.65–1.87)1.75±0.54 (1.65–1.83)
Weight (kg)75.55±9.54 (61–91)73.0±8.52 (60–91)
BMI (kg/m)23.86±7.76 (21.74–26.67)23.51±2.02 (22.01–28.41)
Running history (years)6.66±7.46 (2–25)9.64±5.66 (4–20)
Annual running distance (km)2922.22±1170.23 (1500–4800)4020±1600.78 (1100–6800)
Weekly running distance (km)70.55±23.04 (30–110)136.43±79.48 (50–350)
Weekly training volume (hours)6.55±2.01 (4–9)12.46±4.83 (7–22)
Average training speed (km/h)5.54±0.63 (4.30–6.20)5.16±0.60 (4.30–6.04)
Average race speed (km/h)6.04±1.46 (4.18–7.54)6.10±1.30 (5.10–8.98)
ST – short trail; UT – ultratrail; BMI – body mass index.

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