Table 1

 Initial and final anthropometric and spirometric variables for the cohort of 28 children

InitialFinal
MeanRangeMeanRange
IBW, ideal body weight; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 second; V˙o2, oxygen uptake.
Age (years)107–16139–18
Height (cm)139122–171153137–177
Weight (kg)3524–794730–77
IBW (%)10381–16410384–161
FEV1 (% pred)8133–1377328–125
Peak V˙o2 (ml/min/kg)41.224.7–60.637.218.6–55.2