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Table 1 (abstract A4). Respiratory and metabolic variables during 100-kilocalorie cycling tests. Values are mean ± SD

From: Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Conference and Expo

  Heavy    Moderate
  Upper body Lower body Upper body Lower body
Trial time (min) *# 23.0 ± 2.7 21.0 ± 2.6 28.7 ± 3.4 27.2 ± 5.8
METS *# 6.5 ± 1.2 7.7 ± 1.8 4.2 ± 0.8 5.0 ± 1.4
VO 2 (mL/kg/min) *# 22.6 ± 1.7 27.1 ± 1.7 14.8 ± 1.7 17.3 ± 1.7
RER # 0.87 ± 0.06 0.96 ± 0.09 0.86 ± 0.08 0.87 ± 0.05
Rf (1/min) * 35.3 ± 3.1 30.1 ± 3.1 27.1 ± 3.1 24.4 ± 3.1
VT L (btps) *# 1.58 ± 0.51 2.14 ± 0.85 1.27 ± 0.46 1.55 ± 0.56
VE (L/min) * 50.7 ± 7.3 59.1 ± 15.7 30.7 ± 4.7 35.0 ± 8.1
IV (L/min) *# 1.52 ± 0.50 2.09 ± 0.83 1.20 ± 0.48 1.47 ± 0.58
VO 2 (L/min) *# 1.73 ± 0.33 2.08 ± 0.52 1.14 ± 0.24 1.35 ± 0.43
VCO 2 (L/min) *# 1.52 ± 0.34 2.02 ± 0.64 0.98 ± 0.23 1.18 ± 0.39
  1. Note: METS = metabolic equivalents; RER = respiratory exchange ratio; Rf = breathing frequency; VT = tidal volume; VE = exhaled minute ventilation; IV = inspired minute ventilation. *main effect for intensity; #main effect for mode; †significantly different from upper body