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Table 1 Anthropometric, demographic, and resting physiological characteristics of the whole study population and according to MEV values

From: Ventilatory response to exercise of elite soccer players

  All Hi-M n = 45 Lo-M n = 45 p
BMI [Kg/m 2 ] 23.8 ± 1.2 23.6 ± 1.4 24.0 ± 0.9 0.1326
Height [cm] 181.8 ± 5.2 184.0 ± 4.9 182.6 ± 5.2 0.059
Weight [Kg] 79.4 ± 5.5 80.0 ± 5.6 78.8 ± 5.3 0.3221
Age [years] 25.9 ± 4.0 25.2 ± 3.5 26.6 ± 4.4 0.0969
MVV [L/m] 201.1 ± 21.7 206.6 ± 20.4 195.6 ± 21.6 0.0155
FEV 1 [L] 5.0 ± 0.5 5.2 ± 0.5 4.9 ± 0.5 0.0152
  1. Values expressed are shown as mean ± SD. Abbreviations as reported in the text.