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Table 6 Cardiorespiratory variables, measured during the maximal oxygen consumption test

From: The effect of chronic soluble keratin supplementation in physically active individuals on body composition, blood parameters and cycling performance

  VO2 VCO2
Keratin Casein Keratin Casein
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
Stage-1 24.8 ± 3.2 27.9 ± 6.6 24.5 ± 4.1 26.5 ± 3.7 21.1 ± 3.0 22.4 ± 3.2 20.9 ± 4.1 22.6 ± 3.9
Stage-2 33.2 ± 4.0 34.7 ± 9.0 32.4 ± 4.1 32.8 ± 5.0 29.0 ± 3.9 28.0 ± 4.3 28.1 ± 4.1 28.5 ± 5.5
Stage-3 38.7 ± 4.4 41.1 ± 9.4 38.4 ± 4.9 39.5 ± 7.5 33.5 ± 4.3 33.7 ± 5.1 33.7 ± 5.2 34.0 ± 6.7
Stage-4 43.6 ± 5.5 45.5 ± 9.4 43.7 ± 5.3 45.7 ± 9.0 38.9 ± 5.5 38.0 ± 5.5 38.8 ± 5.1 38.3 ± 6.8
Exhaustion 59.8 ± 9.2 62.0 ± 9.5 60.7 ± 10.3 62.9 ± 10.7 63.9 ± 11.9 64.9 ± 10.8 65.0 ± 12.6 64.7 ± 11.1