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Table 2 Characteristics of Subjects by Group

From: Relative fat oxidation is higher in children than adults

  Age (yrs) Height (cm) Weight (kg) % Body Fat BMI (kg/m2) VO2 Max (ml/kg/min) Urinary N2 (total g/24 hr)
Adults (n = 10) 41.6 ± 8.5 170.6 ± 10.9 73.6 ± 13.2 27.08 ± 5.43 25.1 ± 2.8 36.7 ± 10.7 12.7 ± 3.5
Children (n = 10) 8.7 ± 1.4 136.4 ± 13.6 33.9 ± 13.9 17.35 ± 11.09 17.7 ± 3.9 42.7 ± 9.2 7.5 ± 2.4
  1. BMI: body mass index