Table 1. Subject characteristics (= 12)
VariablePooled = 12Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) = 6Placebo (PLA) = 6
Age (years)23.5 (5.3)23.3 (3.6)23.7 (7.0)
(Range)(18–37)(19–28)(18–37)
Body mass (kg)72.7 (6.0)73.4 (3.5)72.0 (8.1)
Height (cm)179.7 (6.7)181.5 (7.8)177.9 (5.6)
Body mass index (kg·m2)22.5 (1.8)22.3 (1.3)22.7 (2.3)
Embedded ImageO2max (mL·kg−1·min−1)61.9 (6.0)62.0 (7.9)61.8 (4.0)
Embedded ImageO2max (L·min−1)4.5 (0.5)4.5 (0.5)4.4 (0.6)
Weekly activity (hours)9.2 (4.3)8.7 (1.8)9.7 (6.2)
Training compliance (%)92.6 (8.4)87.0 (9.7)
  • Embedded ImageO2max, maximal oxygen consumption. Data are given as mean(SD).