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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Myofibrillar protein synthesis following ingestion of soy protein isolate at rest and after resistance exercise in elderly men

Parameter 0 g (n = 10) W20 (n = 10) W40 (n = 10) S20 (n = 10) S40 (n = 10)
Age (y) 71 ± 5 72 ± 5 70 ± 4 72 ± 6 70 ± 5
Total body mass (kg) 78 ± 13 81 ± 9 81 ± 12 78 ± 11 77 ± 9
Fat free mass (kg) 55 ± 9 57 ± 6 56 ± 9 55 ± 6 53 ± 6
% Body fat 26 ± 5 26 ± 4 27 ± 8 25 ± 5 26 ± 6
BMD (g·cm2) 1.19 ± 0.11 1.20 ± 0.11 1.23 ± 0.11 1.25 ± 0.08 1.28 ± 0.11
Height (m) 1.73 ± 0.06 1.76 ± 0.06 1.75 ± 0.09 1.71 ± 0.09 1.74 ± 0.06
BMI (kg·m2) 25.9 ± 3.4 26.2 ± 2.8 26.0 ± 2.2 26.6 ± 3.7 25.5 ± 2.7
Systolic BP (mmHg) 136 ± 15 134 ± 19 129 ± 14 124 ± 13 127 ± 12
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 80 ± 10 72 ± 8 78 ± 5 73 ± 9 72 ± 8
Total SPBB score 11.7 ± 0.5 11.3 ± 0.7 11.6 ± 0.7 11.8 ± 0.4 11.4 ± 1.0
  1. Values are means ± SD. BP: Blood pressure, SPBB: Short Physical Performance Battery. Total SPBB score calculated as the sum of walk test, chair stand and balance tests.