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Table 3 Relationships between selected indicators of body composition and bioelectrical impedance vector components to PA characteristics, cardiometabolic parameters and endothelial function

From: Body composition, nutritional status, and endothelial function in physically active men without metabolic syndrome – a 25 year cohort study

  Current aerobic capacity Historical PA HDL-C Systolic BP Diastolic BP Fasting plasma glucose Uric acid RHI
≥12th yr of life
W/kg
Body mass (kg) −0.147 −0.264* −0.510*** 0.078 0.317* −0.028 0.373** −0.287*
BMI (kg/m2) −0.323* −0.297* −0.427** 0.206 0.344* 0.003 0.454*** −0.152
WC (cm) −0.277* −0.233* −0.445** 0.122 0.314* −0.018 0.296* −0.182
Fat mass (%) −0.449** −0.368** −0.339* 0.151 0.262 −0.027 0.374** −0.188
Fat-free mass (%) 0.449** 0.368** 0.339* −0.151 −0.262 0.027 −0.374** 0.188
Total body water (%) 0.287* 0.390** 0.372** −0.050 −0.230 0.090 −0.340* 0.280
Extra/intracellular water (%) 0.191 0.002 0.135 −0.112 −0.141 −0.139 −0.297* −0.086
Body volume (L) −0.099 −0.214 −0.464*** 0.043 0.257 0.009 0.330* −0.229
Body density (kg/L) 0.449** 0.368** 0.339* −0.151 −0.262 0.027 −0.374** 0.188
Resting metabolic rate (kcal/kg) 0.647*** 0.345* 0.396** −0.279* −0.317* −0.006 −0.306* 0.133
Body cell mass (%) 0.462*** 0.486*** 0.443** −0.163 −0.336* 0.144 −0.438** 0.321*
Muscle mass (%) 0.510*** 0.400** 0.337* −0.215 −0.401** 0.081 −0.425** 0.198
Protein mass (%) 0.480*** 0.090 0.096 −0.282* −0.218 −0.034 −0.162 0.009
Mineral mass (%) 0.479*** 0.093 0.095 −0.279* −0.215 −0.032 −0.164 0.010
Calcium mass (%) 0.422** 0.466*** 0.479*** −0.157 −0.355** 0.105 −0.471*** 0.340*
Potassium mass (%) 0.453*** 0.421** 0.400** −0.185 −0.308* 0.102 −0.493*** 0.345*
Glycogen mass (%) 0.551*** 0.455*** 0.402** −0.240 −0.348* 0.095 −0.468*** 0.064
Nutritional index 0.420** 0.052 0.050 −0.200 −0.120 −0.093 −0.169 −0.055
Z/H −0.143 −0.016 0.308* 0.031 −0.149 −0.105 −0.153 0.034
R/H −0.150 −0.047 0.307* 0.020 −0.157 −0.128 −0.171 0.011
Xc/H −0.189 0.115 0.296* −0.019 −0.080 0.033 −0.024 0.115
Phase Angle −0.047 0.157 0.002 0.046 0.029 0.124 0.204 0.146
  1. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, H height, R resistance; Xc reactance, Z impedance