Table 1

Baseline characteristics of test subjects

Subject Characteristics


Boys

Girls

P-value*

N

14

15

Age (years)

12.6 ± 0.3

11.7 ± 0.4

0.075

Height (cm)

156.0 ± 3.7

150.9 ± 2.6

0.28

Weight (kg)

46.5 ± 2.8

41.9 ± 2.5

0.24

BMI (%ile)

55.9 ± 4.3

52.8 ± 6.2

0.69

Fat mass** (kg)

10.5 ± 0.8

10.1 ± 1.3

0.80

Fat mass** (%)

22.7 ± 1.3

22.8 ± 2.0

0.98

Fat free mass (kg)

36.0 ± 2.4

31.8 ± 1.4

0.15

Fat free mass (%)

77.3 ± 1.3

77.2 ± 2.0

0.98

Ventilation Threshold (mL·min-1)

1067.5 ± 90.7

933.1 ± 42.1

0.18

Ventilation Threshold

(mL·kg-1·min-1)

23.0 ± 1.2

22.2 ± 0.9

0.59


Data are means ± SEM (*unpaired t-test).

**Fat mass determined from the sum of skinfold measurements at four points [8].

Bozinovski et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:66   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-66

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