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Table 2 Physical characteristics of 20 trained and untrained young men

From: Effect of timing of protein and carbohydrate intake after resistance exercise on nitrogen balance in trained and untrained young men

  Trained group (n = 10) Untrained group (n = 10)
Age (years) 23 ± 4 23 ± 1
Height (m) 173.8 ± 3.1 171.8 ± 5.0
Body weight (kg) 72.3 ± 4.3** 64.4 ± 5.0
BMI (kg/m2) 23.9 ± 1.2** 21.8 ± 1.3
Body fat (%) 12.7 ± 2.7* 15.6 ± 2.5
LBM (kg) 63.1 ± 3.8*** 54.3 ± 3.3
PAL 1.8 ± 0.1*** 1.7 ± 0.1
TEE (kcal) 3,204 ± 165*** 2,692 ± 257
1RM leg press (kg) 163.5 ± 16.2** 140.0 ± 15.1
1RM bench press (g) 88.1 ± 5.8** 75.6 ± 9.6
1RM lat pull down (kg) 74.5 ± 7.6*** 58.5 ± 5.2
  1. Values are means ± SD.
  2. Differences from Untrained group,*P <0.05, **P <0.01, ***P <0.001(paired Student’s t test). BMI, body mass index; LBM, lean body mass; PAL, physical activity level; TEE, total energy expenditure; 1RM, one repetition maximum.