Table 1. Baseline characteristics (mean ± standard deviation)
Generalcharacteristics Overall(n = 18) Male(n = 11) Female(n = 7)
Age [years] 48.2 (±12.5) 47.7 (±12.2) 48.9 (±13.9)
Weight [kg] 80.3 (±14.7) 84.8 (±12.9) 73.2 (±15.6)
BMI [kg/m2] 26.1 (±4.6) 26.1 (±3.7) 26.1 (±6.2)
Body fat [%] 24.4 (±8.9) 19.7 (±7.4) 31.7 (±5.3)
relVO2max [ml/min/kg] 39.7 (±13.3) 44.9 (±12.6) 31.5 (±10.3)
relPmax [W/kg] 3.17 (±1.21) 3.62 (±1.21) 2.47 (±0.86)
HRmax [bpm] 169.9 (±15.5) 168.0 (±15.9) 173.0 (±15.7)
BMI = body mass index, HRmax = maximal heart rate, n = number of subjects, relPmax = relative maximal power output, relVO2max = relative maximal oxygen uptake.