Baseline 12 months2
Weight [kg] BMI3 [kg/m2] Waist [cm] WHR4 Weight [kg] BMI [kg/m2] Waist [cm] WHR
Total PA METmins/week 0.144
P=0.213
0.163
P=0.157
0.024
P=0.836
-0.031
P=0.791
0.141
P=0.287
0.118
P=0.373
-0.034
P=0.799
-0.061
P=0.648
Post-test heart rate [HR] [bpm] 0.324
p=0.005*
0.354
p=0.002*
0.046
P=0.000*
0.416
p=0.000*
0.306
P=0.012*
0.270
p=0.027*
0.316
p=0.015*
0.553
p=0.000*
1Cardiovascular fitness [post-test HR] but not reported level of physical activity was associated with improved body composition, a relationship that was stable over time; 2Partial correlations performed adjusting for age; 3BMI [body mass index]; 4WHR [waist to hip ratio]
Table 4: Relationship between baseline physical activity/cardiovascular fitness [post test heart rate] and body composition measures at baseline and 12 months1.
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