Table 3.

Parameter values determined from constraints on energy balance, nutrient balance, and physical inactivity as well as perturbations of dietary protein and carbohydrate

ParameterValueDescription
SP+3.8Sensitivity of ProtOx to increased PI
SC0.85Sensitivity of CarbOx to CI changes
wG9.4Weighting of CarbOx for glycogenolysis
wF14.8Weighting of FatOx for lipolysis
Ec−435 kcal/dayConstant energy expenditure offset
  • See Glossary of Model Variables for definitions of the abbreviations. Other than the constant values for SC and SP+, these parameters are calculated according to the initial conditions corresponding to different subject groups. The values listed are for the average Minnesota experiment subject.