Table 1

Subject characteristics
All subjects Males Females
Demographic data (n = 21) (n = 15)
Age (yr) 24 ± 0.6 24 ± 0.7 23 ± 0.9
Height (cm) 174 ± 1.6 179.4 ± 1.5 166.2 ± 1.7*
Mass (kg) 73.4 ± 1.9 79.6 ± 2.0 65 ± 1.8*
BMI (kg/m2) 24.2 ± 0.5 24.7 ± 0.6 23.5 ± 0.7
Biochemical parameters
Hemoglobin (mg/dL) 14.5 ± 0.2 15.2 ± 0.7 13.4 ± 0.2*
Hematocrit (%) 41.4 ± 0.7 43.5 ± 0.7 38.4 ± 1.0*
Serum sodium (mmol/L) 137.6 ± 0.3 137.6 ± 0.4 137.5 ± 0.7
Serum potassium (mmol/L) 4.2 ± 0.01 4.2 ± 0.06 4.1 ± 0.1
Serum chloride (mmol/L) 103 ± 0.4 102.9 ± 0.4 103.2 ± 0.5
Plasma osmolality (mOsm/kg H2O) 287 ± 0.7 287.3 ± 0.7 286.8 ± 0.9

Values are mean ± SE. BMI, body mass index. *P < 0.05 vs. males.

Lennon-Edwards et al.

Lennon-Edwards et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:39   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-39

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