Table 1

Biometrical data of the study participants before the start of the TransEurope-FootRace 2009 (TEFR09)

Parameter

Seven-subject group

Ten-subject group

Non-study group

(n = 34)

P value of difference (10 vs 34)

P value of difference (7 vs 34)


Age in years

51.1 (11.5)

48.8 (12.7)

50.4 (10.2)

0.693

0.867

Height, m

1.78 (0.04)

1.79 (0.04)

1.74 (0.08)

0.072

0.202

Weight at start, kg

75.1 (6.8)

73.6 (6.6)

69.9 (10.0)

0.285

0.196

Pre-race training, km/year

6,513 (2,689)

6,142 (2,367)

5,355 (1,620)

0.230

0.132

Pre-race training, km/week

125.8 (51.5)

118.3 (45.0)

103.0 (30.4)

0.214

0.117

Pre-race training, h/week

13.5 (3.8)

12.9 (3.4)

12.6 (3.2)

0.771

0.491

Pre-race mean velocity, km/h

8.8 (1.3)

8.8 (1.5)

8.2 (1.4)

0.207

0.266


Values are given as mean (SD).

Freund et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:170   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-170

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