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Table 1 Body weight, relative muscle weight, and muscle fiber CSA

From: Intermittent whole-body vibration attenuates a reduction in the number of the capillaries in unloaded rat skeletal muscle

  CONT HS HS + WB HS + VIB
Body weight (g) 307 ± 8 294 ± 20 277 ± 15* 274 ± 12*
Relative muscle weight (mg/g body weight) 0.32 ± 0.02 0.17 ± 0.02* 0.20 ± 0.02*# 0.20 ± 0.02*#
Muscle fiber CSA (μm2) 2529 ± 417 985 ± 213* 1476 ± 238*# 1296 ± 84*#
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation. CONT control, HS hindlimb suspension, HS + WB hindlimb suspension and weight bearing, HS + VIB hindlimb suspension and intermittent whole-body vibration, CSA cross sectional area. *P < 0.05 compared with CONT; # P < 0.05 compared with HS.