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Table 2 Frequency (%) of participants by BMI (kg/m2) categories and prescribed exercise interventions at baseline, 6, 12 and 18 months.

From: The influence of exercise and BMI on injuries and illnesses in overweight and obese individuals: a randomized control trial

  Prescribed Intervention
BMI (kg/m2) Control Group
(n = 77)
Exercise 150 min/wk
(n = 64)
Exercise 200 min/wk
(n = 172)
Exercise 300 min/wk
(n = 84)
Total Sample
(n = 397)
Baseline      
   < 25 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
   25-29.9 77 (100) 64 (100) 84 (100) 32 (19) 251 (63)
   30+ 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 140 (81) 146 (37)
6 months      
   < 25 16 (23) 14 (23) 21 (12) 18 (22) 69 (18)
   25-29.9 53 (75) 44 (71) 79 (46) 63 (75) 238 (62)
   30+ 2 (3) 4 (6) 69 (41) 2 (2) 77 (20)
12 months      
   < 25 18 (27) 12 (23) 20 (16) 19 (25) 69 (21)
   25-29.9 44 (66) 35 (66) 51 (40) 55 (71) 185 (57)
   30+ 5 (7) 6 (11) 57 (45) 3 (4) 71 (22)
18 months      
   < 25 12 (22) 13 (25) 17 (17) 25 (36) 67 (24)
   25-29.9 40 (74) 35 (67) 33 (33) 40 (58) 148 (54)
   30+ 2 (4) 4 (8) 52 (51) 4 (6) 62 (22)