Table 1

Subject characteristics

All subjectsAT subjectsNA subjectsP
Age (years)71.4 ± 0.771.7 ± 1.171.1 ± 0.90.417
Weight (kg)80.3 ± 2.181.9 ± 2.279.3 ± 3.10.554
Height (cm)167.6 ± 1.5165.4 ± 2.1169.0 ± 2.10.263
BMI (kg/m2)28.6 ± 0.6430.1 ± 1.127.7 ± 1.00.064
Waist-to-hip ratio0.95 ± 0.010.96 ± 0.020.94 ± 0.020.315
SBP (mmHg)143 ± 3150 ± 6139 ± 40.149
DBP (mmHg)85 ± 283 ± 286 ± 20.329
MAP (mmHg)104 ± 2105 ± 3104 ± 30.723
Heart rate (bpm)66.0 ± 2.266.8 ± 4.165.3 ± 2.30.744
Fasting blood glucose (mEq)7.5 ± 0.37.9 ± 0.67.1 ± 0.30.22
A1C (%)6.5 ± 0.16.7 ± 0.26.4 ± 0.10.432
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.7 ± 0.25.0 ± 0.24.6 ± 0.30.290
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.6 ± 0.22.6 ± 0.82.5 ± 0.20.592
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.5 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.10.619
Radial PWV (m/s)10.08 ± 0.3410.41 ± 0.589.65 ± 0.600.368
Femoral PWV (m/s)11.97 ± 0.4412.68 ± 0.7611.17 ± 0.750.163
  • Data are means ± SEM. Demographic data for aerobically trained (AT), untrained (NA), and all subjects. P < 0.05 was considered significant.