Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of the participants

GnRH Agonist+++++P Value
Testosterone Enanthate25 mg50 mg125 mg300 mg600 mg
Age, yr28 ± 529 ± 528 ± 324 ± 525 ± 40.0583
Height, cm175 ± 5177 ± 9178 ± 7177 ± 7175 ± 80.7230
Weight, kg68.0 ± 8.477.0 ± 8.178.9 ± 10.678.4 ± 10.174.8 ± 12.50.1014
Body mass index, kg/m2 23 ± 325 ± 325 ± 325 ± 325 ± 30.3680
Serum testosterone levels, nmol/l593 ± 161566 ± 220553 ± 182654 ± 157632 ± 2280.7093
Fat-free mass, kg59.1 ± 6.765.1 ± 5.166.0 ± 7.267.3 ± 8.964.2 ± 8.00.1506
Leg press strength, kg355.5 ± 103.8407.8 ± 62.2419.2 ± 86.2439.8 ± 81.4431.6 ± 99.30.2149
Hemoglobin, g/l144 ± 12151 ± 11142 ± 9144 ± 8141 ± 80.1428
No. in group1212121213
  • Values are means ± SD. GnRH, gonadotropin-releasing hormone.