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Table 1 Age and anthropometric characteristics of men and women belonging to yoga and non yoga groups.

From: The effect of long term combined yoga practice on the basal metabolic rate of healthy adults

Groups   Yoga Non Yoga
Total N 55 49
Group Age (y) 34.18 ± 11.3 32.66 ± 9.77
  Weight (kg) 57.78 ± 8.57 59.28 ± 8.62
  Height (M) 1.61 ± 0.01 1.56 ± 0.18
  BMI (kg/m 2 ) 21.61 ± 3.36 21.47 ± 2.66
Women N 24 15
  Age (y) 32.9 ± 11.24 33.3 ± 9.53
  Weight (kg) 55.9 ± 8.2 55.3 ± 9.3
  Height (M) 1.58 ± 0.07 1.50 ± 0.16
  BMI (kg/m 2 ) 22.2 ± 3.8 22.0 ± 2.8
Men N 31 34
  Age (y) 35.5 ± 11.4 32.0 ± 10.0
  Weight (kg) 59.8 ± 9.0 63.3 ± 8.0
  Height (M) 1.65 ± 0.13 1.62 ± 0.21
  BMI (kg/m 2 ) 21.02 ± 3.0 20.9 ± 2.5
  1. Values are mean ± 1 SD.
  2. No significant difference between groups
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