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Table 2 Participants characteristics

From: Muscles adaptation to aging and training: architectural changes – a randomised trial

Variable Young trained at 55% 1RM (Y55) Old trained at 55% 1RM (O55) Old trained at 80% 1RM (O80)
Number of participants 10 13 14
Age (Years) 24.8 ± 3.6* 70.0 ± 4.6 69.8 ± 4.4
Height (cm) 178.8 ± 7.5 175.0 ± 7.2 176.3 ± 4.8
Weight (Kg) 75.2 ± 11.6 80.3 ± 12.4 80.3 ± 13.6
  1. MVC Maximal Voluntary Contraction
  2. *Significant difference between young and old (S55 and S80) (p < 0.001); Data are presented as means ± SD