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Table 1 Demographics of the participants (height (cm), body mass (kg), distance training a week (km), years of training in swimming, and years competing in master championships) by age group and gender

From: Evaluation of Global Health in Master Swimmers Involved in French National Championships

Age (years)   Height (cm) Weight (kg) Distance training per week in 2010 Years of training in swimming Years competing in master championships
25–29 Females (n = 24, N = 71) 165 ± 0.1 63 ± 9.0 9.04 ± 4.9 15.15 ± 4.77 2.29 ± 1.1
  Males (n = 22, N = 99) 181 ± 0.1 77.3 ± 9.5 9.4 ± 4.9 15.7 ± 5.1 2.5 ± 1.3
30–39 Females (n = 64, N = 167) 167 ± 0.1 65.8 ± 13.0 8.0 ± 6.4 18.3 ± 7.5 5.6 ± 3.7
  Males (n = 59, N = 292) 180 ± 0.1 79.3 ± 9.1 9.9 ± 6.6 18 ± 7.7 6.8 ± 6.6
40–49 Females (n = 83, N = 176) 164 ± 0.1 63.3 ± 10.5 8.6 ± 4.5 18.6 ± 10.4 8.4 ± 6.0
  Males (n = 64, N = 286) 178 ± 0.1 79.6 ± 9.6 9.8 ± 5.2 20.3 ± 10.4 8.6 ± 7.7
50–59 Females (n = 57, N = 112) 164 ± 0.1 62.9 ± 7.8 9.1 ± 5.6 21.8 ± 14.6 12.8 ± 9.4
  Males (n = 45, N = 147) 177 ± 0.1 81.8 ± 10.6 10.4 ± 6.4 21.2 ± 14.2 12.0 ± 10.4
60–69 Females (n = 23, N = 48) 161 ± 0.1 62.6 ± 9.6 7.8 ± 4.63 27.2 ± 14.0 16.3 ± 11.8
  Males (n = 27, N = 91) 173 ± 0.0 75.6 ± 6.5 9.8 ± 5.01 33.2 ± 17.8 16.5 ± 16.6
>70 Females (n = 12, N = 16) 160 ± 0.0 68.6 ± 11.1 7.1 ± 5.03 46.3 ± 24.5 26.1 ± 12.4
  Males (n = 10, N = 49) 171 ± 0.1 73.4 ± 9.1 9.3 ± 5.52 41.7 ± 21.5 30.9 ± 25.0
  1. n represents sample size and N represents total swimmers selected in French master championships by age and gender. Means and standard deviations were calculated for the sample size (n)