Table 1: Means, standard deviations, and 95% confidence intervals for cyclist characteristics.

VariableMSD95% CI

Age42.19.0[38.8, 45.5]
BMI24.81.5[24.3, 25.4]
Calcium intake 1313.9547.0[1109.7, 1518.2]
Years of cycling experience 11.7 9.7 [8.1, 15.4]
Races per season 21.5 11.3[17.3, 26.7]
Bicycle training12.3 3.9[10.8, 13.8]
Weight training28.7 46.7[11.2, 46.1]
Run training13.2 40.2 [−1.7, 28.3]
Race completion time60.8 3.9[59.2, 62.4]
Prerace cortisola9.4 4.1 [7.8, 11.0]
Postrace cortisolb 20.8 14.5[14.3, 27.2]
Prerace nervous 2.6 0.7[2.3, 2.9]

Note. n = 29, n = 22; BMI represents body mass index. Calcium intake was estimated as mg/day. Bicycle training was measured in hr/wk. Weight training and run training were measured in min/wk. Race completion time was measured in min. Salivary cortisol was measured in nmol/L.