Table 3. 3-stage cycling test conditions. Values are mean (┬▒standard deviation).
WomenNM(n = 8) WomenOC(n = 8)
Ambient temperature (┬░C) TEMP trial 22(1) 22(1)
HEAT trial 35(1) 35(1)
Humidity (%) TEMP trial 65(5) 60(10)
HEAT trial 39(4) 35(10)
Power output (W) Stage 1 73(24) 64(16)
Stage 2 109(36) 96(24)
Stage 3 145 48) 128(31)
TEMP = 3-stage cycling test performed in temperate conditions; HEAT = 3-stage cycling test performed in hot conditions. There were no significant differences between WomenNM and WomenOC in any of the variables (p > 0.05).