Table 2 VO and VCO at rest and during exercise in examined groups. Data are means (±SD).
VCO2 (L·min-1) VO2 (L·min-1)
Obese(n=42) Normal weight(n=19) p Obese (n=42) Normal weight (n=19) p
At rest .3 (.1) .2 (.1) <0.05 .3 (.1) .3 (.1) <0.01
25W .6 (.1) .5 (.1) <0.05 .8 (.2) .6 (.1) <0.01
At VT .7 (.2) .6 (.2) NS .9 (.2) .8 (.2) <0.05
Peak 1.8 (.4) 1.6 (.4) NS 1.7 (.3) 1.5 (.4) NS