Table 3. Oxygen uptake kinetics and oxygen deficit.
Variables Normal Weight
(n = 10)
Severely overweight
(n = 8)
Phase I O2 Kinetics (VO2 L·min-1) .72 (.15) .75 (.13)
τ Phase II (time in sec) 41.5 (21.3) 33.9 (22.7)
O2 Deficit (L) .34 (.20) .75 (.47) *
* p < 0.05.