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Table 2 Body composition and physical characteristics of the participants at baseline

From: Effects of a moderate intake of beer on markers of hydration after exercise in the heat: a crossover study

Body composition Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum
Age (years) 21.1 ± 1.4 19 24
Weight (kg) 74.1 ± 6.5 60 85.2
Height (m) 1.78 ± 0.04 1.7 1.86
Mesomorph somatotype 5.5 ± 0.9 4 7.3
Endomorph somatotype 2.1 ± 0.6 0.8 3.2
Ectomorph somatotype 2.4 ± 0.8 1.1 3.6
Waist to hip ratio 0.8 ± 0.02 0.8 0.84
Waist to hip index 0.44 ± 0.02 0.44 0.47
Fat mass percentage (DEXA) (%) 14 ± 5 6 22
Fat free mass percentage (DEXA) (%) 86 ± 5 78 94
Maximal oxygen uptake (mL/kg/min) 56 ± 4 49 63
Maximal heart rate (beat per min) 196 ± 7 183 206
Maximal Aerobic Speed (km/h) 16 ± 1 14 18
  1. SD standard deviation