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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Whole-body net protein balance plateaus in response to increasing protein intakes during post-exercise recovery in adults and adolescents

  M (n = 7)a F (n = 6)a AM (n = 7) AF (n = 7)
Age (y) 23 ± 1a 21 ± 1a 14 ± 1b 12 ± 1b
Weight (kg) 82 ± 6a 69 ± 4b 57 ± 6c 52 ± 10c
FFM (kg) 71 ± 6a 54 ± 3b 49 ± 7b,c 42 ± 9c
VO2max (ml O2·kg− 1·min− 1) 52 ± 6* 47 ± 1 54 ± 2* 48 ± 2
Daily EE (kcal·kg− 1·d− 1) 52 ± 4a 39 ± 2b 50 ± 7a 40 ± 6b
  1. Participant data are mean ± SD and were analyzed using a two-way (age × sex) ANOVA
  2. Different superscript letters denote significant between-group differences (all, P < 0.05); * denotes main effect of sex (P < 0.01)
  3. aPreviously published subject data [26, 27]
  4. AF adolescent females, AM adolescent males, EE energy expenditure, F adult females, FFM fat-free mass, M adult males, VO2max maximal oxygen uptake