Table 2: The results of the blood analyses.

Sprinting

Throwing

Jumping

Middle and long distance running

Judo

Gymnastics

American football

Male / Female

n = 18 / n = 4

n = 8 / n = 6

n = 6 / n = 2

n = 8 / n = 5

n = 7 / n = 7

n = 6 / n = 4

n = 17

Male

RBC

10000/μl

502.9 27.7b

537.6 19.7a

506.7 35.9ab

467.9 32.5b

525.7 23.1ab

490.3 26.3ab

515.5 29.6ab

Hb

mg/dl

15.7 0.8ab

16.1 0.4a

15.4 1.0ab

14.8 0.7b

15.6 0.9ab

15.0 1.0ab

15.7 0.9ab

Hct.

%

46.9 2.2

48.3 1.4

45.9 3.2

45.2 2.0

47.9 2.8

45.4 2.1

47.8 2.7

MCV

fl

92.9 3.0

89.5 2.4

90.3 2.8

96.3 3.7

90.3 2.0

92.3 3.8

92.4 3.7

MCH

pg

31.1 0.9

29.8 0.8

30.3 0.9

31.7 1.4

29.7 0.7

30.1 1.4

30.5 1.0

MCHC

g/dl

33.3 0.7

33.2 0.4

33.4 0.7

32.7 0.6

32.6 0.6

32.9 1.1

32.9 0.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female

RBC

10000/μl

446.0 20.6

463.5 26.8

467.0

416.6 17.6

450.7 31.6

466.3 37.4

 

Hb

mg/dl

13.6 0.2

13.9 0.9

15.3

13.0 0.6

13.5 0.7

13.9 0.9

 

Hct.

%

42.2 1.2

42.5 1.9

46.1

40.2 2.1

41.3 2.3

42.8 2.5

 

MCV

fl

94.0 1.8

94.2 3.6

95.5

96.0 4.2

91.6 2.8

92.0 1.7

 

MCH

pg

30.5 1.0

30.7 1.0

31.8

31.1 1.2

30.0 0.8

29.8 0.8

 

MCHC

g/dl

32.3 0.5

32.5 0.7

33.0

32.2 0.4

32.7 0.6

32.5 0.6

 

 

The values are presented as the mean SD; RBC: Red Blood Cell; Hb: Hemoglobin; Hct: Hematocrit; MCV: Mean Cell Volume; MCH: Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin; MCHC: Mean Cell Hemoglobin Concentration. Values which do not share common superscript differ significantly (P < 0.05).