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Table 3 Resting and at peak exercise physiological characteristics of subjects according to V ˙ E peak values

From: Ventilatory response to exercise of elite soccer players

  Hi-VE n = 45 Lo-VE n = 45 p
MEV [km/h] 18.9 ± 0.9 18.1 ± 1.2 0.0008
V ˙ E peak L / min 166.3 ± 10.4 137.1 ± 14.8 0.0000
(V d / V t ) peak 0.09 ± 0.03 0.10 ± 0.03 0.0741
RR peak [breaths/min] 53.8 ± 5.1 52.7 ± 4.6 0.2617
Vt peak [L/min] 3.11 ± 0.31 2.62 ± 0.34 0.0000
HR peak [b/min] 185.8 ± 8.9 186.1 ± 10.0 0.8946
V ˙ O 2 peak / H R peak mL / min / bb 28.3 ± 4.0 25.4 ± 3.8 0.0004
V ˙ O 2 peak mL / min / Kg 65.7 ± 4.4 60.8 ± 5.3 0.0000
BRR[L] 34.5 ± 18.0 49.3 ± 20.8 0.0006
BRR% 83.4 ± 7.8 74.6 ± 8.7 0.0000
R R peak V ˙ C O 2 / V ˙ O 2 1.08 ± 0.17 1.10 ± 0.10 0.4576
MVV[L/min] 208.0 ± 18.0 194.2 ± 22.9 0.0020
FEV 1 [L] 5.2 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.6 0.0021
  1. Values are shown as mean ± SD. Abbreviations as reported in the text.