Table 1

 Descriptive and physiological characteristics of acquired training intolerance (ATI) and control (CON) athletes

ATI (n = 18)CON (n = 17)
Values are expressed as mean (SD) (range).
MVC, Maximal voluntary contraction.
Males1410
Females47
Age (years)42 (8) (27–57)39 (11) (24–56)
Height (cm)174.0 (9.5) (153–187)172.0 (8.7) (160–180)
Weight (kg)76 (17) (51–110)70 (11) (49–91)
% Body fat22 (6) (13–31)19 (6) (9–27)
Vo2max (ml/kg/min)50 (9) (31–68)56 (10) (42–73)
MVC (N)571 (166) (270–843)568 (136) (372–825)