Table 2.

Results from the maximal exercise test

Lifestyle Intervention GroupControl GroupP Value
BaselineΔ 12 moBaselineΔ 12 mo
o2 (ml/kg per minute)24.0±8.272.8±4.323.0±6.3−0.4±4.90.01
Respiratory exchange quotient1.06±0.10.02±0.11.04±0.1−0.0±0.10.22
Max heart rate (bpm)149.4±27.11.5±20.9144.9±19.3−3.7±16.40.27
Max systolic BP (mmHg)178.4±20.4−4.0±27.7191.9±22.212.2±27.20.02
Max diastolic BP (mmHg)81.6±11.3−2.0±13.086.3±11.8−7.4±11.30.08
  • Values are mean ± SD for normally distributed values. P value indicates significant difference in Δ between groups.