Table 3.

o 2 max,demand,V˙o 2 max, and LT in the experimental and control groups in the maximal aerobic power test on the treadmill before and after 3, 6, and 9 wk of training

Variable Experimental Group (n = 10) Control Group (n = 8) Interaction
Before After 3 wkAfter 6 wk After 9 wk Before After 3 wk After 6 wkAfter 9 wk
o 2 max,demand, ml ⋅ kg−1 ⋅ min−1 67.7 ± 2.8 68.4 ± 3.1 68.9 ± 2.870.2 ± 2.53-150 68.3 ± 3.1 68.4 ± 3.668.9 ± 2.8 69.2 ± 3.1 NS
o 2 max, ml ⋅ kg−1 ⋅ min−1 63.7 ± 2.7 63.9 ± 1.9 63.4 ± 3.762.9 ± 3.2 65.1 ± 4.1 65.3 ± 5.967.1 ± 4.1 68.3 ± 3.43-151 P < 0.05
LT, ml ⋅ kg−1 ⋅ min−1 47.3 ± 3.3 47.9 ± 2.5 47.8 ± 3.448.1 ± 3.5 48.9 ± 4.5 48.9 ± 3.349.1 ± 2.1 49.3 ± 2.8 NS
  • Values are means ± SD.V˙o 2 max,demand, peak uphill running performance; NS, not significant.

  • F3-150 Significantly different from before, P < 0.05.

  • F3-151 Significantly different from before, P < 0.01.