TABLE 1

Participant characteristics

ElderlyYoung
Age (years)70.1 ± 0.723.7 ± 0.8
Weight (kg)79.6 ± 1.973.4 ± 3.0
LBM (kg)48.5 ± 1.448.5 ± 2.5
Total testosterone (ng/dl)*365 ± 20.4§570 ± 63.4
Bio T (ng/dl)*64.4 ± 3.7§202 ± 25.1
DHEA s (μg/ml)0.61 ± 0.05§2.31 ± 0.31
BMI (kg/m2)27.5 ± 0.525 ± 0.6
Body fat (%)33.6 ± 1.128.9 ± 1.7
Visceral fat (cm2)172 ± 12§62 ± 12
Vo2max (ml/kg)24 ± 0.8§42.5 ± 2.6
Double knee extensions (lb)85.3 ± 3.7§138.8 ± 10.8
  • Data are means ± SD.

  • *

    * Men only.

  • P < 0.05,

  • P < 0.01, and

  • §

    § P < 0.001 vs. young. LBM, lean body mass.