Table 2

Baseline characteristics of participants

VariableExerciseControl
Groups/participants Embedded Image ±SDMedianRangeGroups/participants Embedded Image ±SDMedianRange
Age (years)14/45853.4±9.75041–7413/34954.9±8.85043–72
BMI (kg·m2)7/20429.0±1.52927–317/17028.4±1.72827–31
VO2max (mL/kg/min)7/24521.3±2.32119–245/10120.7±2.72117–24
  • Groups represent number of exercise and control groups reporting data.

  • Embedded Image ±SD, mean±SD; BMI, body mass index; VO2max, maximum oxygen consumption.