Table 3.

Changes in body composition from SL baseline and day 3 (to account for body fluid losses at altitude) to day 21 of the intervention period

Body Wt, kgLean Body Mass, kgFat Body Mass, kg
Baseline to day 21day 3 to day 21Baseline to day 21day 3 to day 21Baseline to day 21day 3 to day 21
ADQ−0.8±0.7−0.9±0.5−1.4±0.5*−0.1±0.4+0.5±0.8−0.8±0.2
DEF−5.8±0.9*−4.0±0.3*−2.9±0.7*−1.2±0.3*−2.9±0.5*−2.8±0.4*
HYPO−3.9±0.4*−2.9±0.3*−2.0±0.4*−1.7±0.3*−1.7±0.4*−1.3±0.3*
  • Values are means ± SE. P < 0.05,

  • * significant change from baseline or day 3,

  • significant from HYPO, and

  • significant from ADQ.