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Table 2 Physiological parameters at peak exercise of subjects according to MEV

From: Ventilatory response to exercise of elite soccer players

  All Hi-M n = 45 Lo-M n = 45 p
MEV [km/h] 18.5 ± 1.1 19.4 ± 0.6 17.6 ± 0.7 0.0000
V ˙ E peak L / min 151.7 ± 19.4 156.2 ± 19.8 147.1 ± 17.9 0.0249
( V d /V t ) peak 0.10 ± 0.03 0.09 ± 0.04 0.11 ± 0.03 0.0548
RR peak [breaths/min] 53.3 ± 4.9 54.5 ± 5.1 52.6 ± 4.6 0.0773
Vt peak [L/min] 2.87 ± 0.45 2.92 ± 0.42 2.84 ± 0.46 0.3848
HR peak [b/min] 186.0 ± 9.5 186.2 ± 9.6 185.7 ± 9.4 0.7911
V ˙ O 2 peak mL / min / Kg 63.3 ± 5.3 63.3 ± 5.3 63.2 ± 5.4 0.9359
BRR[L] 41.9 ± 20.8 42.8 ± 20.1 41.0 ± 21.4 0.6726
BRR% 79.0 ± 9.3 79.1 ± 9.5 78.8 ± 9.1 0.8750
  1. Values are shown as mean ± SD. Abbreviations as reported in the text.