Table 2.

Percentiles of mean muscle fibre diameter (μm) for tank rested (TR), slow exercised (E15) and fast exercised (E30) groups

Experimental treatment Percentile
5th10th50th95th99th
TR20.2±0.423.8±0.550.6±0.9109.2±1.6133.3±2.3
E1521.5±0.625.5±0.757.7±1.1**120.5±1.2**144.9±2.7*
TR20.6±0.524.1±0.451.1±0.7109.7±1.8134.7±2.5
E3023.8±1.0**28.4±1.5**59.2±1.8*121.3±1.1**146.5±2.7*
E1521.5±0.825.6±1.058.3±1.3119.7±1.8143.2±3.7
E3023.8±1.028.4±1.559.2±1.8120.8±1.9147.9±2.7
  • **P<0.01, *P<0.05, Mann-Whitney rank sum test. Values represent group mean ± s.e.m. TR and E15, N=9; E30, N=6.