Table 2: Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) and physiological results before and after training in both training groups.

VariablesPretrainingPosttraining95% confidence interval for differences
MeanSDMeanSDMean differencesLower boundUpper bound

Hypoxia group
VO2max (mL/kg/min)53.22.659.44.60.016.2−8.9−2.7
LAmax (mmol/L)11.11.810.41.50.06−0.70.11.3
VEmax (L/min)163.29.6166.913.80.053.7−12.2−2.2
HRmax (1/min)189.08.0191.04.00.072.00.12.8
SBPmax (mm Hg)160.012.0162.013.00.112.0−14.1−4.1
DBPmax (mm Hg)77.08.072.06.00.06−5.0−11.2−2.4
SatO2max (%)94.83.691.52.40.01−3.30.84.4
pO2max (mmHg)88.31.768.21.20.01−20.117.322.7
pCO2max (mmHg)34.11.733.41.20.05−0.7−0.41.2
Pmax (Watt)277.316.1293.615.70.0516.4−30.2−2.5

Normoxia group
VO2max (mL/kg/min)54.22.655.44.80.471.2−2.91.4
LAmax (mmol/L)11.21.810.61.60.33−0.6−0.30.9
VEmax (L/min)160.412.5165.413.00.055.0−7.8−1.5
HRmax (1/min)190.06.0191.03.00.061.0−4.00.1
SBPmax (mm Hg)156.010.0155.09.01.00−1.0−8.9−4.1
DBPmax (mm Hg)77.08.076.08.00.91−1.0−4.8−3.7
SatO2max (%)98.83.696.84.10.08−2.01.83.1
pO2max (mmHg)88.31.787.81.80.17−0.5−0.21.4
pCO2max (mmHg)35.11.734.21.30.08−0.9−0.41.2
Pmax (Watt)280.115.1290.09.20.0618.9−31.6−4.8