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Table 2 Physiological results

From: The physiological, musculoskeletal and psychological effects of stand up paddle boarding

  Initial test Pre-training Post training
Aerobic Performance
 VO2max (L/min) 1.79 ± 0.59 1.75 ± 0.56 2.08 ± 0.56*
 VO2max (ml/kg/min) 20.25 ± 3.92 19.68 ± 3.70 24.32 ± 4.22*
 Respiratory exchange ratio 1.16 ± 0.07 1.18 ± 0.07 1.14 ± 0.07
 HRpeak (bpm) 171.46 ± 16.72 172.31 ± 16.10 171.23 ± 15.14
 Aerobic power (W) 10.52 ± 3.05 11.51 ± 3.24 15.20 ± 3.13*
 Average Stroke Length (m) 2.38 ± 0.46 2.42 ± 0.48 2.52 ± 0.40
 Peak Stroke Length (m) 2.89 ± 0.66 2.93 ± 0.71 2.96 ± 0.61
 Peak stroke rate (strokes/min) 41.15 ± 9.10 39.62 ± 5.20 43.77 ± 4.71
 Distance covered (m) 366.68 ± 71.90 336.21 ± 101.97 486.80 ± 134.64*
 Peak speed (m/s) 1.51 ± 0.15 1.56 ± 0.14 1.72 ± 0.12*
Anaerobic Performance
 Absolute power output (W) 14.08 ± 6.68 16.58 ± 7.72 23.54 ± 7.91*
 Relative power output (W/kg) 0.16 ± 0.06 0.19 ± 0.07 0.27 ± 0.07*
 Peak speed (m/s) 1.60 ± 0.32 1.71 ± 0.32 1.98 ± 0.22*
 Distance covered (m) 14.90 ± 2.96 15.28 ± 2.68 17.17 ± 2.48*
  1. Mean ± SD. * = P > 0.05