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Table 4 Energy expenditure and substrate oxidation at meal request and 3 h after the lunch meal

From: Exercise prior to a freely requested meal modifies pre and postprandial glucose profile, substrate oxidation and sympathovagal balance

  At meal request 3 h after lunch
  Rest Exercise Rest Exercise
EE (kJ/min) 5.96 ± 0.12 5.96 ± 0.31 6.93 ± 0.17 6.71 ± 0.23
RER 0.870 ± 0.021 0.784 ± 0.027* 0.885 ± 0.027 0.818 ± 0.030*
CHO (g/min) 0.22 ± 0.03 0.12 ± 0.04* 0.28 ± 0.05 0.18 ± 0.04*
Fat (g/min) 0.06 ± 0.01 0.10 ± 0.02* 0.07 ± 0.01 0.10 ± 0.02*
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. EE, Energy expenditure. RER, respiratory exchange ratio. CHO, carbohydrates. Significantly different from RT, * p < 0.05