VARIABLES    WBARE      NWBARE   CONTROL
BASELINE) VO2max(kg/ml/min) 21.32±5.33 21.55±2.44 21.43±5.27
  FEV1 (Litre) 1.42±0.27 1.36±0.41 1.39±0.56
  FVC(Litre) 1.50±0.22 1.54±0.39          1.81±0.82
(4TH WEEK) VO2max (kg/ml/min) 23.19±4.82*a 22.01±3.62*a 18.07±2.41
  FEV1(Litre) 1.94±0.44*a 1.46±0.43 1.47±0.57
  FVC(Litre) 2.06±0.49*a 1.55±0.39 1.80±0.77
(8TH WEEK) VO2max(kg/ml/min) 26.05±4.58*a 27.35±3.76*a          18.17±2.86        
  FEV1  (Litre) 2.14±0.54*a 1.68±0.33 1.61±0.53
   FVC(Litre) 2.18±0.53*a 1.72±0.45 1.78±0.73
(12TH WK) VO2max (kg/ml/min) 28.64±4.88*a*b         28.02±4.17*a*b 19.94±6.15
  FEV1  (Litre) 2.32±0.45*a*b 1.77±0.39*a*b 1.48±0.55
  FVC (Litre) 2.13±0.57*b 1.86±0.52 2.08±0.68
Key: VO2max= oxygen uptake, FVC= Forced vital capacity, FEV1= Forced expiratory volume in one second, *a = significantly different from control at p< 0.05, *b= significantly different from baseline at p< 0.05
Table 5: Pulmonary Variables of Study Groups.