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Table 3 Summary characteristics divided by classification of risk of low energy availability in 14 elite athletes

From: The risk of low energy availability in Chinese elite and recreational female aesthetic sports athletes

 At risk of LEA (n = 8)Not at risk of LEA (n = 6)P-value
Age (y)19 ± 321 ± 40.313
Height (cm)164.6 ± 6.1161.2 ± 7.40.358
Weight (kg)49.6 ± 3.149.5 ± 2.10.963
BMI (kg/m2)18.0 ± 1.119.1 ± 1.40.119
Years of training (y)12.3 ± 2.912.9 ± 4.60.903
Frequency per week (d)6.0 ± 0.05.8 ± 0.50.264
Exercise per week (h)37.5 ± 14.533.0 ± 15.70.589
LEAF-Q score10.3 ± 1.84.2 ± 2.1< 0.001**
  1. Values are presented as means ± SD
  2. LEAF-Q Low Energy Availability in Females Questionnaire
  3. P-value < 0.05.P-value < 0.01