Table 1. Descriptive characteristics of the participants (n = 43). Data are means (±SD).
Overweight Men
(BMI < 30 kg·m-2,
n=4)
Obese Men
(BMI ≥ 30 kg·m-2,
n=12)
Overweight Women
(BMI < 30 kg·m-2,
n=15)
Obese Women
(BMI ≥ 30 kg·m-2,
n=12)
All
(n=43)
Age (yr) 39.5 (3.1) 37.4 (6.0) 32.1 (4.7) 34.5 (4.6) 34.9 (5.5)
Height (cm) 1.75 (.03) 1.74 (.08) 1.61 (.06) 1.61 (.08) 1.66 (.09)
Weight (kg) * 86.8 (4.8) 104.5 (12.4) 72.7 (6.5) 85.0 (7.0) 86.3 (15.2)
BMI (kg·m-2) * 28.4 (1.7) 34.6 (3.3) 28.0 (1.3) 32.9 (2.3) 31.2 (3.7)
%BF 29.2 (2.6) 34.7 (3.2) 39.4 (3.4) 43.6 (4.0) 38.3 (5.6)
* p < 0.05 for overweight versus obese,
† p < 0.05 for men versus women.