Table 2.

Final treatment outcomes, adjusted for month of ending measurementa

Exercise (n = 77)Control (n = 64)P value
SMT 24 hour (μg/d)12.0 (10–14)10.9 (9–13)0.363
SMT night (μg/d)9.4 (8–11)8.4 (7–10)0.347
SMT 24 hour (ng/mg Cr)11.0 (10–13)9.8 (8–11)0.282
SMT night (ng/mg Cr)22.5 (19–27)19.2 (16–23)0.192
Serum melatonin27.2 (23–32)24.7 (21–29)0.410
Cortisol56 (51–62)59 (54–66)0.389
Norepinephrine23.5 (20–27)21.1 (18–25)0.343
Epinephrine2.1 (1.7–2.6)2.8 (2.3–3.5)0.069
  • aValues are geometric mean (95% confidence interval). SMT 24 hour, 6-sulfatoxymelatonin in urine collected over 24 hours; SMT night, 6-sulfatoxymelatonin in urine collected overnight. These are expressed in μg/d as well as in ng/mg creatinine.