Table 4

Exercise and anthropometric profiles over the 6-year study

HospitalHome
Baseline (n=122)Discharge (n=112)1 year (n=100)Long-term (n=74)Baseline (n=120)Discharge (n=109)1 year (n=96)Long-term (n=70)
Peak Vo2 (ml/min)1221±2741616±4551534±4381412±3561260±3061567±4301566±4371543±444*
METspeak4.5±0.96.2±1.55.9±1.54.9±1.25.07±0.96.4±1.36.4±1.45.4±1.3
Peak work rate (kpm)531±161761±279693±246595±164564±192713±250721±243692±181
PASE171.8±87.9139.7±66.5228.2±102.1166.7±90.2
Weight (kg)80.7±14.8*81.2±14.781.9±16.883.7±18.377.5±11.977.8±1278.1±1380.6±11.5
BMI (kg/m2)28.0±4.528.2±4.528.4±5.329.1±6.026.8±3.426.9±3.427.0±3.427.5±3.5
WHR0.94±0.080.92±0.070.94±0.080.94±0.070.94±0.070.90±0.060.90±0.060.93±0.06
  • LTF data represent imputed values.

  • * Significant between-group difference, p≤0.05.

  • Significant between-group difference, p≤0.01.

  • Significant between-group difference, p≤0.0001.

  • BMI, body mass index; Vo2, oxygen uptake; PASE, Physical Activity Scale in the Elderly; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio.