Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Relationships between Body Composition, CV Fitness and Physical Activity levels at Baseline and Follow-up. (Pearson correlation coefficients).

Body Composition
TimeBFBMIFMFFMMVPA
(%)(kg/ )(kg)(kg)(hrs/day)

V -170 (ml/kg/min)BL 0.64 0.630.64 0.48
FU 0.76 0.670.71 0.320.22
MVPA(hrs/day)BL0.200.220.240.22
FU -0.10.06

V -170 = the V at a heart rate of 170 bpm during the graded treadmill test; BF = body fat; BMI = body mass index; FM = fat mass; FFM = fat free mass; MVPA = moderate-to-vigorous physical activity; BL = baseline; FU = follow-up; Bold italic font indicates a significant relationship ( ).

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