Table 2

Correlations between fat compartments and aerobic fitness in cross-sectional analyses in all subjects

SCATVATLiver fatVO2,max
rp Valuerp Valuerp Valuerp Value
TAT0.96<0.00010.42<0.00010.270.0004−0.66<0.0001
SCAT0.40<0.00010.290.0001−0.63<0.0001
VAT0.61<0.0001−0.200.01
Liver fat−0.220.005
  • SCAT, TAT and VAT were measured by magnetic resonance (MR) tomography and liver fat by 1HMR spectroscopy.

  • SCAT, subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue; TAT, total adipose tissue; VAT, visceral adipose tissue.