Table 2

‚ÄÉMain characteristics of the race

Parameter30 min
HRmax lab, maximum heart rate obtained in the laboratory test; HRmax field, maximum heart rate obtained during the race; HRmax average, average heart rate; %VO2max, estimated intensity of the race from the corresponding heart rate determined in the lab treadmill running test and expressed in %VO2max.
Values are mean (SD).
HRmax lab (beats/min)198.3 (4.4)
HRmax field (beats/min)197.7 (8.0)
HR average (beats/min)180.7 (9.5)
%VO2max90.8 (6.8)
Lactate concentration (mmol/l)5.4 (1.2)