Journal of Obesity / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Four Weeks of Inspiratory Muscle Training Improves Self-Paced Walking Performance in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Table 2

Lung function and estimated maximal aerobic power variables prior to and following the 4-week intervention period.

EXPPLA
Pre ( 𝑛 = 8 ) Post ( 𝑛 = 8 ) Pre ( 𝑛 = 7 ) Post ( 𝑛 = 7 )

FVC (l) 3 . 3 ± 0 . 9 3 . 0 ± 0 . 8 2 . 8 ± 0 . 8 2 . 7 ± 0 . 7
FEV1 (l) 2 . 8 ± 0 . 6 2 . 7 ± 0 . 7 2 . 5 ± 0 . 5 2 . 5 ± 0 . 5
̇ 𝑉 O 2 max (mL/kg/min) 4 1 . 7 ± 1 1 . 1 4 1 . 6 ± 1 0 . 7 4 2 . 3 ± 1 1 . 6 4 2 . 4 ± 1 1 . 6

Mean ± SD.

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