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Table 1—

Volunteer characteristics

Elderly menYoung menElderly womenYoung women
Subjects (n86 30 59 28 
Age (years) 68.6 ± 0.6 23.5 ± 0.6 70.3 ± 0.8 22.3 ± 0.6 
BMI (kg/m227.6 ± 0.3 25.1 ± 0.5 27.3 ± 0.5 24.0 ± 0.5 
Percent body fat 27.0 ± 0.6 20.8 ± 1.3 41.8 ± 0.8 31.9 ± 1.3 
Lean body mass (kg) 57.4 ± 0.6 59.3 ± 0.9 37.3 ± 0.5 39.4 ± 0.6 
Visceral fat (cm2208 ± 10 74 ± 8 117 ± 7.0 37 ± 4 
Vo2max (ml · kg−1 · min−127.1 ± 0.6 42.9 ± 1.2 20.0 ± 0.6 34.6 ± 1.1 
Double knee extension (lb) 102 ± 3 166 ± 6 70 ± 3 97 ± 4 
Isometric knee extension (lb) 98 ± 2 133 ± 5 59 ± 2 84 ± 4 
Seated chest press (lb) 119 ± 2 178 ± 6 69 ± 2 88 ± 3 
Elderly menYoung menElderly womenYoung women
Subjects (n86 30 59 28 
Age (years) 68.6 ± 0.6 23.5 ± 0.6 70.3 ± 0.8 22.3 ± 0.6 
BMI (kg/m227.6 ± 0.3 25.1 ± 0.5 27.3 ± 0.5 24.0 ± 0.5 
Percent body fat 27.0 ± 0.6 20.8 ± 1.3 41.8 ± 0.8 31.9 ± 1.3 
Lean body mass (kg) 57.4 ± 0.6 59.3 ± 0.9 37.3 ± 0.5 39.4 ± 0.6 
Visceral fat (cm2208 ± 10 74 ± 8 117 ± 7.0 37 ± 4 
Vo2max (ml · kg−1 · min−127.1 ± 0.6 42.9 ± 1.2 20.0 ± 0.6 34.6 ± 1.1 
Double knee extension (lb) 102 ± 3 166 ± 6 70 ± 3 97 ± 4 
Isometric knee extension (lb) 98 ± 2 133 ± 5 59 ± 2 84 ± 4 
Seated chest press (lb) 119 ± 2 178 ± 6 69 ± 2 88 ± 3 

Data are means ± SE.

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