Table 1

Average characteristics of the subjects of the eligible studies
Article Number and gender Age[yr] Body Mass Index [kg/m2] VO2max [mL/kg body mass/min]
Burke 2000 [10] 7 M 28 Not reported 64
Burke 2002 [11] 8 M 28 Not reported 69
Beelen 2009 [12] 14 M 24 21 68a
Jeukendrup 2008 [13] 12 M 19 Not reported 66
El-Sayed 1997 [14] 8 M 25 22 67
Desbrow 2004 [15] 9 M 30 Not reported 65
van Essen 2006 [16] 10 M 24 23 63
Angus 2000 [17] 8 M 22 23 65
Langenfeld 1994 [18] 14 M 21 Not reported 56
Rollo 2010 [19] 10 M 34 23 62
El-Sayed 1995 [20] 9 M 24 22 61
Campbell 2008 [21] 8 M / 8 F 35 / 32 24 / 22 59 / 50
Flynn 1989 [22] 7 M 29 23 62
Mitchell 1989 [9] 10 M 24 22 63
Ganio 2010 [23] 14 M 27 23 60
Hulston 2009 [24] 10 M 28 Not reported 62
Clarke 2011 [25] 12 M 25 23 61

M: Males; F: Females.

aCalculated from Wmax according to [26].

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