Table 1

Participants’ characteristics with anthropometric measures for runners and cyclists. Values are presented as means and SD (n=40)

MeasureRunners
(n=21)
Cyclists
(n=19)
Age (year)25.4 (4.4)24.0 (4.0)
Height (cm)178.1 (11.8)177.1 (7.6)
Body mass (kg)65.4 (10.3)70.1 (10.0)
BMI (kg/m2)20.2 (1.1)21.8 (1.7)*
FFM (%)81 (4)83 (5)
FM (%)15 (5)14 (5)
  • *P≤0.01.

  • BMI, body mass index; FFM, fat-free mass; FM, fat mass.