Table 3 Correlations between changes in body mass, body composition and body energy with baseline plasma hormone levels

From: Predictors of body composition and body energy changes in response to chronic overfeeding

Pre-overfeeding Changes with overfeeding
  Body weight FM FFM FM/FFM BE
hGH (ng ml−1) 0.11 0.18 −0.05 0.19 0.18
IGF-1(ng ml−1) 0.14 0.09 0.11 0.01 0.10
Leptin (ng ml−1) 0.45* 0.43* 0.15 0.20 0.45*
Adiponectin (μg ml−1) 0.00 0.16 −0.21 0.16 0.15
Ghrelin (pg ml−1) 0.06 −0.21 0.36 −0.18 −0.18
  1. Abbreviations: BE, body energy; FFM, fat-free mass; FM, fat mass; hGH, human growth hormone; IGF-1, insulin-like growth factor 1.
  2. *P<0.05.