Table 1

Mean body composition and exercise performance at baseline and post intervention1
Baseline Post intervention Percent change
From baseline
Variable Mean S.D. Mean S. D. Mean 95% CI
Weight (kg) 89.8 15.3 80.3 12.2 −10.3 (−12.6, -8.0)
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 33.6 5.3 29.8 3.8 −11.0 (−13.9, -8.1)
Fat Mass (kg)2 41.3 11.9 35.5 10.9 −14.4 (−18.5, -10.3)
Lean Mass (kg)2 43.7 5.6 41.4 6.5 −5.4 (−11.1, 0.26)
VO2Maximum (ml/kg/min)3 13.8 3.7 19.0 6.3 36.1 (21.7, 50.5)
1-REP Maximum (lbs)4,5 103.5 25.7 130.3 36.8 25.9 (12.0, 39.8)

1 post intervention measurements occurred during the 12th intervention week.

2 measured by DEXA (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry).

3 measured by VMax Encore®.

4 1 repetition Maximum.

5 1-REP Maximum was averaged over all the muscle groups tested.

Carpenter et al.

Carpenter et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:102   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-102

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