Table 3.

Comparison of the Average Initial (8 Years of Age) and Final (11 Years of Age) Body Composition of the Children (n = 95)

Results With Average VO2max (1.22 L/Minute)Increase VO2max by .1 to 1.32
L/Minute
8 Years of Age11 Years of Age8 Years of Age11 Years of Age
Lean mass (kg)20.630.620.630.6
FM (kg)9.513.59.512.7
Total mass (including bone; kg)31.345.831.345
Percent body fat30.429.530.428.2
  • * The average VO2max at 8 years of age and the predicted final body composition were given an increase of .1 L/minute in VO2max at the start of the study.