Table 5

Relative intensity monitored by heart rate and respiratory exchange ratio (RER)

During group training sessions
VariableGroupMean95% CIp Value
HRaverage (beats/min)Children with cancer (n=50)145.3141.7148.9<0.0001
Ambassador (n=47)127.8123.5131.1
HRmax (bpm)Children with cancer (n=50)185.2180.8189.50.0556
Ambassador (n=47)178.9174.3183.6
During VO2peak test
VariableGroupHRmax (median, bpm)RER (median)
VO2peak testChildren with cancer1921.23