Table 1. Physiological characteristics and peak exercise response (mean ± SD).
Youth Adults t-test
̇VO2peak (mL·min-1.kg-1) 61.7 ± 4.3 68.4 ± 6.8* p=0.005
̇VO2peak (L·min-1) 3.32 ± 0.7 4.70 ± 1.0* p<0.001
Pmax (W) 293 ± 53 421 ± 77* p<0.001
Pmax (W·kg-1) 5.5 ± 0.6 6.1 ± 0.5* p=0.002
Power output at 90% VT (W) 133 ± 29 186 ± 43* p=0.001
Power output at 90% VT (W·kg-1) 2.5 ± 0.7 2.7 ± 0.3 p=0.435
Power output at Δ50% (W) 212 ± 48 313 ± 62* p<0.001
Power output at Δ50% (W·kg-1) 3.9 ± 0.5 4.6 ± 0.4* p=0.002
* p < 0.05 between the groups.