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Table 1 Anthropometric and performance-related data of the participants

From: Absolute and relative reliability of acute effects of aerobic exercise on executive function in seniors

  Men (n = 12) mean ± SD Women (n = 10) mean ± SD Total (n = 22) mean ± SD
Age (years) 68.3 ± 3.0 69.3 ± 3.8 68.8 ± 3.3
Height (cm) 176.0 ± 5.7 162.7 ± 5.5 170.0 ± 8.7
Weight (kg) 75.4 ± 5.4 66.9 ± 6.7 71.6 ± 7.3
BMI (kg/m2) 24.4 ± 2.2 25.3 ± 2.3 24.8 ± 2.2
Body fat (%) 21.8 ± 6.6 34.4 ± 4.4 27.5 ± 8.5
Resting heartrate (beats/min) 58.2 ± 7.7 64.9 ± 7.0 61.2 ± 8.0
Resting systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 143.4 ± 5.9 130.0 ± 18.9 137. 3 ± 14.8
Resting diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 90.1 ± 7.7 77.3 ± 8.9 84.3 ± 10.3
Mini-mental status exam (MMSE) 28.8 ± 0.9 29.1 ± 1.1 29.0 ± 1.0
Clock drawing test 6.8 ± 0.6 6.6 ± 0.8 6.7 ± 0.7
Light physical activity (h/week) 10.3 ± 4.2 5.7 ± 6.2 8.2 ± 5.6
Sporting activities (h/week) 3.8 ± 5.3 3.4 ± 3.1 3.6 ± 4.3
Maximal heart rate (1/min) 159.1 ± 12.2 159.0 ± 10.7 159.0 ± 11.2
VO2peak (ml/min/kg) 36.0 ± 3.9 26.9 ± 2.3 31.9 ± 5.6
Maximal performance (Watts) 199.5 ± 29.0 118.6 ± 22.4 162.7 ± 48.5
Duration of Exercise testing (min) 14.5 ± 1.9 11.9 ± 2.5 13.3 ± 2.5
Respiratory exchange ratio (RER) 1.1 ± 0.0 1.1 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.0