Table 1

Results of maximal performance testing in the upright and the positions

MeasurementUprightAerop Value
Values are mean (SD).
*Difference significant.
HR, Heart rate; VE, minute ventilation.
Vo2max (ml/kg/min)52.85 (5.11)50.25 (4.23)0.038*
HRmax (beats/min)195.18 (4.53)190.92 (3.64)0.015*
VEmax (1itres/min)130.12 (14.45)116.65 (13.14)0.0008*
Workload max (W)285.0 (21.08)272.5 (24.86)0.035*