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Table 4 Serum BDNF concentrations (ng·ml− 1) across the course of the resting and exercise trials, for the high- and low-fitness groups, as well as the group overall. Data are mean ± SD

From: Effect of football activity and physical fitness on information processing, inhibitory control and working memory in adolescents

Group Control Trial Exercise Trial
Pre-rest Immediately post-rest 30 min post-rest 60 min post-rest 120 min post-rest Pre-exercise Immediately post-exercise 30 min post-exercise 60 min post-exercise 120 min post-exercise
Low-Fit 28.7 ± 6.3 29.2 ± 7.4 28.8 ± 6.2 31.1 ± 6.0 30.2 ± 8.2 28.1 ± 5.5 31.0 ± 10.6 28.4 ± 9.2 27.2 ± 8.2 28.5 ± 9.9
High-Fit 26.1 ± 5.0 26.3 ± 8.4 28.1 ± 6.7 29.3 ± 6.3 31.1 ± 7.3 23.4 ± 4.3 26.3 ± 7.2 26.8 ± 6.8 27.0 ± 5.9 26.3 ± 7.5
Overall 27.4 ± 5.8 27.8 ± 8.0 28.5 ± 6.3 30.2 ± 6.1 30.6 ± 7.7 25.8 ± 5.4 28.6 ± 9.2 27.6 ± 8.0 27.1 ± 7.1 27.4 ± 8.7