Table 2.

Longitudinal changes among all subjects of selected variables and simple linear regression model of relationship with ΔV˙o 2 max

Age, yrΔV˙o2 max, ml ⋅ kg−1 ⋅ min−1Δ%Fat, skinfolds ΔFFW, kg ΔMileage, miles/wk ΔPace, min/milesΔV˙emax, l/minbtpsΔHRmax, beats/minΔO2 Pulse, ml/beats
ΔT1 to T2
Mean ± SD 60.2 ± 8.8 −4.2 ± 4.52.5 ± 1.6 −2.4 ± 1.2 −5.7 ± 0.40.68 ± 0.93 8.4 ± 14.4 −7 ± 6−1.1 ± 1.6
r 0.07 1.0 0.52* 0.16 0.02 0.32 0.50* 0.15 0.88*
ΔT2 to T3
Mean ± SD 70.4 ± 8.8 −9.6 ± 4.62.4 ± 2.2 −0.5 ± 1.9−8.9 ± 10.0 1.82 ± 2.30−34.0 ± 14.9 −6 ± 7−3.0 ± 2.3
r 0.45* 1.0 0.29 0.01 0.08 0.56* 0.56* 0.080.85*
  • n = 21 subjects except n = 20 subjects for longitudinal change (Δ) from T1 to T2 ΔV˙e max. Ages are for subjects at T2 and T3.

  • * P ≤ 0.05.