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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Protein intake during training sessions has no effect on performance and recovery during a strenuous training camp for elite cyclists

  CHO PRO-CHO
Age (years) 19 ± 2 20 ± 2
Weight (kg) 71.8 ± 7.5 71.9 ± 4.2
Height (m) 1.84 ± 0.06 1.82 ± 0.04
Fat% 8.4 ± 2.3 10.0 ± 2.2
VO2max (L O2/min) 5.2 ± 0.4 5.1 ± 0.3
Fitness level (ml O2/min/kg) 72.5 ± 5.2 70.9 ± 4.1
Wattmax (5-min Performance Test) 428 ± 32 426 ± 33
  1. Values are mean ± SD. Fat% measured by skinfold. VO2max: maximal oxygen uptake. Wattmax: Average Watt achieved in a 5-min Performance Test. No significant differences were observed between groups (p > 0.05) in the shown parameters