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Table 1 Anthropometric, nutritional and metabolic parameters of the divers involved in the study

From: Diving response after a one-week diet and overnight fasting

Divers Age (years) BM (kg) Height (cm) FFM (kg) FM (kg) TBW (%) PAL Breakfast (kcal) TSH (mU/L) FT3 (pg/mL) FT4 (pg/mL) VO2max (mL/kg/min)
1 47 74 176.0 63.7 10.3 63.0 1.7 600 1.7 4.01 12.9 45.2
2 45 75.7 179.5 60.3 15.4 58.7 1.6 500 1.8 3.89 13.4 48.5
3 44 64.9 170.5 55.9 9.0 63.0 1.7 600 2.1 3.86 14.9 52.2
4 39 68.0 171.5 59.9 8.1 64.4 1.6 400 1.0 4.02 14.1 47.1
5 41 60.0 166.0 51.1 8.9 62.2 1.7 500 3.0 4.68 15.1 44.3
6 42 53.5 163.0 47.4 6.1 64.7 1.5 400 1.3 4.56 12.7 39.2
7 44 49.9 160.0 39.0 10.9 56.9 1.5 400 2.4 3.97 13.3 46.7
8 51 58.7 165.0 50.5 8.3 62.9 1.5 400 1.8 3.99 13.7 44.3
Mean ± SD 44.1 ± 3.7 63.1 ± 9.2 168.9 ± 6.6 53.5 ± 8.1 9.6 ± 2.7 62.0 ± 2.7 1.62 ± 0.1 475 ± 88.6 1.89 ± 0.6 4.12 ± 0.3 13.8 ± 0.9 45.9 ± 3.8
  1. BM body mass, FFM free fat mass, FM fat mass, TBW total body water, PAL physical activity level, TSH thyroid stimulating hormone, FT 3 free triiodothyronine, FT 4 free thyroxine, VO 2 max maximum oxygen uptake
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