Table 1

 Physical characteristics of each group separated according to somatotype

Somatotype characteristicsEndo-meso, n = 9Meso, n = 11Meso-ecto, n = 12Ecto, n = 9
BMI, body mass index; Ecto, ectomorph; Endo-meso, endomorph-mesomorph; Meso, mesomorph; Meso-ecto, mesomorph-ectomorph. Values are expressed as mean±SD.
Body mass (kg)77.7±6.172.3±4.766.4±2.065.5±3.6
Height (cm)178.9±5.6175.3±4.3176.0±2.3184.8±6.1
Body fat (%)20.6±2.214.0±1.411.8±1.611.4±0.5
Fat mass (kg)16.0±2.110.1±1.27.8±1.17.5±0.5
Lean mass (kg)61.7±5.262.2±4.158.6±2.358.0±3.1
BMI (kg m−2)24.2±1.023.5±0.521.4±0.419.2±0.4
Endomorphy4.1±0.52.3±0.21.8±0.21.7±0.2
Mesomorphy4.1±0.34.8±0.63.3±0.22.0±0.2
Ectomorphy2.1±0.52.2±0.23.2±0.25.0±0.5