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Research Article

A 10-Month Physical Activity Intervention Improves Body Composition in Young Black Boys

Table 1

Baseline Participant Characteristics ( ).

ATT (n = 31)NATT (n = 31)Controls (n = 44)

Age (y)9.7 (0.2)9.8 (0.2)9.9 (0.2)
BMI Classification
 Overweight/Obese (%)48.448.445.5
Sexual Maturity
 Pubic1.45(0.11)1.32(0.10)1.27(0.09)
 Organ1.26(0.12)1.13(0.06)1.36(0.11)
Height (cm)143.2(1.7)141.0(1.8)140.9 (1.2)
Weight (kg)43.0(2.9)41.6 (2.8)40.1 (1.7)
Resting Vitals
 Systolic BP (mm Hg)105.5(9.5)103.4 (9.8)101.8(7.2)
 Diastolic BP (mm Hg)59.9(6.4)57.6(6.3)57.6(6.1)
 HR (bpm)71.8(9.1)76.3(12.1)74.0(9.1)
Peak Vitals
 HRpk (bpm)187(3.3)188(2.4)190(2.1)
(L/min)1.3(0.07)1.1(0.06)1.2(0.04)
(ml/kg/min)30.5(7.8)28.3(6.2)30.2(6.6)

ATT = >60% attendance; NATT = <60% attendance; BP = blood pressure; HR = heart rate; HRpk = peak heart rate; = peak oxygen consumption in absolute terms; = peak oxygen consumption relative to body mass.

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