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Table 1 Physical characteristics of the eight participating subjects (median, interquartile range (IQR), minimum (Min) and maximum (Max)

From: Physical activity when riding an electric assisted bicycle

  Median IQR Min-Max
Age (yrs) 39 13 23–54
Body mass (kg) 74 13 64–86
Height (cm) 177 7 169–184
BMI (kgm-2) 24 5 21–27
RMR (ml O2 kg -1 min-1) 3.0 0.2 2.6–3.8
HR rest (beats min-1) 45 6 34–49
\( \overset{.}{\mathrm{V}}{\mathrm{O}}_2 \max \) (ml · kg -1 · min-1) 45.0 17.4 36.3–81.8
HRmax (beats min-1) 177 9 169–185
  1. Abbreviations: BMI Body Mass Index, RMR Resting Metabolic Rate, HRmax maximal heart rate, \( \overset{.}{\mathrm{V}}{\mathrm{O}}_2 \max \) maximal oxygen uptake