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Table 1 Participant baseline characteristics

From: The role of age in the physiological adaptations and psychological responses in bikini-physique competitor contest preparation: a case series

Participant Characteristics BC MBC
Age (y) 32 44
Height (cm) 163.2 156.2
Weight (kg) 55.9 53.07
Body Fat (%) 21.8 19.5
Body Fat Mass (kg) 11.71 9.98
Lean Body Mass (kg) 42.14 41.27
Skeletal Muscle Mass (kg) 21.22 19
Bone Mineral Density (gcm− 2) 1.119 1.101
BMD Age Matched Z-Score (%) 106 105
RT Frequency (dweek− 1) a 4–6 5–6
AT Frequency (dweek− 1) a 6 6
Competition Experience (y) a 3 2
  1. Bikini-physique competitor (BC); Master’s bikini competitor (MPC); Bone mineral density (BMD); Resistance training (RT); Aerobic training (AT); adenotes self-reported