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Table 1 Baseline physical characteristics. Data are presented as the mean (± SD)

From: Effects of short term elastic resistance training on muscle mass and strength in untrained older adults: a randomized clinical trial

  Control group Training group
Subjects (n) 20 20
Age (years) 66.2 (6.6) 69.1 (6.3)
Height (cm) 1.64 (0.10) 1.61 (0.09)
Body mass 72.7 (11.7) 68.6 (7.8)
BMI (Kg/m2) 27.5 (2.5) 26.8 (3.2)
SPPB 10.4 (1.0) 10.5 (1.0)
IPAQ (RMR-min/week) 4657 (4584) 3491 (4300)
  1. SPPB Short Physical Performance Battery; RMR-min resting metabolic rate-minutes per week