Table 4. Carbon dioxide production (VCO) during rest and between 50W and 250W in consecutive incremental exercise tests. Data are presented as mean (± one SD)
Incremental exercise test Experimental(n=15) Control (n=15)
REST Pre 459 (125) 426 (158)
4-6 days Post 533 (168) 490 (126)
4 weeks Post 484 (131) 433 (105)
50W Pre 981 (137) 931 (185)
4-6 days Post 998 (186) 956 (137)
4 weeks Post 909 (165) 853 (166)
100W Pre 1452 (120) 1318 (161)*
4-6 days Post 1387 (228) 1328 (114)
4 weeks Post 1320 (184) 1276 (149)
150W Pre 1992 (111) 1844 (158) *
4-6 days Post 1915 (223) 1845 (123)
4 weeks Post 1863 (219) 1814 (135)
200W Pre 2561 (140) 2436 (194)
4-6 days Post 2521 (221) 2398 (121)
4 weeks Post 2486 (308) 2402 (173)
250W Pre 3283 (197) 3133 (228)
4-6 days Post 3195 (214) 3050 (208)
4 weeks Post 3203 (385) 3061 (274)
* denotes p < 0.05 between the groups.
† denotes p < 0.05 between 4-6 days post-test and 4 weeks post-test.