Table 1

Basic characteristics of the participants at baseline

Control groupIntervention group
nMeanSDnMeanSD
Age (years)52407.867387.2
sex (n ♀/ ♂)5233/346725/27
BMI (kg/m)5225.34.26724.83.3
VO2 2 peak (mL kg−1 min−1)4832.96.016134.27.1
TTE (min:sec)527:222:23677:392:19
  • BMI, Body Mass Index; TTE, time to exhaustion;♂, men;♀, women.