Table 1: Anthropometric characteristics in all participants (n = 24) and in participants (n = 19) before and after training prior to participating in Vasaloppet

Antropometric variables

All (n = 24)

Pre (n = 19)

Post (n = 19)

Age, years

Body weight, kg

40 2

77.1 1.4

41 2

76.9 1.5

41 2

76.8 1.6

Height, cm

181 1

181 2

181 20

Body mass index, kg/m2

23.4 0.2

23.3 0.3

23.3 0.3

Total body fat, %

14.2 1.2

14.0 1.2

12.3 1.1 *

Total Lean body mass, kg

64.4 1.4

64.5 1.4

65.4 1.5 *

Arm fat, %

10.0 1.3

9.5 1.1

8.2 0.9 *

Arm lean mass, kg

7.7 0.2

7.8 0.2

7.8 0.2

Leg fat, %

14.5 1.2

14.0 1.2

12.7 1.4 *

Leg lean mass, kg

21.8 0.6

21.9 0.5

22.2 0.5 ()

Trunk fat, %

15.6 1.0

15.6 1.2

13.4 1.0 *

Trunk lean mass, kg

30.8 0.7

30.8 0.7

31.4 0.7 *

Training variables

Resting heart rate, beats/min

Na

44 2

44 1

Max. heart rate, beats/min

Na

180 3

180 4

Heart rate sitting, beats/min

Na

60 2

61 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data are Mean SEM. *: (P < 0.05) Pre vs. Post; : (P < 0.067) Pre vs. Post