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Table 1 Outcome values from the DLP and CE

From: Investigation of cardiopulmonary exercise testing using a dynamic leg press and comparison with a cycle ergometer

  mean ± SD MD (95% CI) p-value
  DLP CE DLP - CE  
\(\dot {V}\text {O}_{\mathrm {2peak}}\)/(L/min) 3.207 ±0.499 4.099 ±0.492 -0.892 (-1.138,-0.646) 0.0000067
HRpeak/(bpm) 174 ±14 182 ±13 -8 (-12,-4) 0.0016
RERpeak 1.21 ±0.07 1.18 ±0.05 0.02 (-0.01,0.06) 0.17
\(\dot {V}\text {O}_{\mathrm {2VT1}}\)/(L/min) 1.555 ±0.358 1.779 ±0.349 -0.224 (-0.421,-0.027) 0.029
\(\dot {V}\text {O}_{\mathrm {2VT2}}\)/(L/min) 2.704 ±0.414 3.472 ±0.551 -0.768 (-1.140,-0.396) 0.0012
tramp/(min) 9.3 ±1.5 10.7 ±1.2 -1.4 (-2.1,-0.8) 0.00067
  1. n=12, except \(\dot {V}\text {O}_{\mathrm {2VT2}}\) (n=10)
  2. DLP: dynamic leg press
  3. CE: cycle ergometer
  4. MD: mean difference of DLP - CE
  5. SD: standard deviation
  6. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval for the mean difference
  7. p-values are: paired two-sided t-tests