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Table 1 Anthropometric data of all participants and subdivided into trained (HPF) and untrained control group (LPF)

From: Do skeletal muscle composition and gene expression as well as acute exercise-induced serum adaptations in older adults depend on fitness status?

Variables Total (n = 28) HPF (n = 14) LPF (n = 14)
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age [y] 75.25 5.44 74.4 5.7 76.1 5.2
Height [cm] 167.02 9.22 166.7 9.8 167.3 8.9
Body mass [kg] 79.96 18.34 71.54 * 14.69 88.41 18.22
BMI [kg/m2] 28.22 5.05 25.51 ** 3.13 30.93 5.23
Skeletal muscle mass [kg] 28.47 6.23 28.04 6.13 28.90 6.53
Body fat mass [kg] 27.80 11.50 20.20 *** 6.79 35.40 10.14
Body fat [%] 33.80 8.80 27.80 *** 6.18 39.70 6.80
Skeletal muscle mass/Body surface area [kg/m2] 15.00 1.71 15.40 1.62 14.80 1.72
  N = 26 N = 14 N = 12
VO2peak/kg [l/min/kg] 21.25 5.586 24.71 *** 4.79 17.20 3.26
VO2VT1 [l/min] 1.04 0.35 1.10 0.37 0.97 0.32
  1. *p ≤ 0.05
  2. **p ≤ 0.01
  3. ***p ≤ 0.001 indicate inter-group differences