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Table 2 Bivariate correlations and simple allometric models between LVM and size descriptors (n = 163)

From: Scaling left ventricular mass in adolescent female soccer players

Xi: size descriptors correlations between LVM and size Xi simple alometric models
[ln (LVM) = ln (a) + ki × ln (Xi) + log (ε)]
correlation (Xi, LVM/Xik)
r 95% CI (qualitative) a ki model summary  
value (95% CI) R R2 p
Stature 0.433 (0.299 to 0.550) (moderate) −5.185 1.930 (1.240 to 2.620) 0.399 0.159 < 0.01 0.021
Body mass 0.588 (0.477 to 0.680) (large) 1.878 0.688 (0.536 to 0.840) 0.576 0.332 < 0.01 −0.003
Fat-free mass 0.659 (0.562 to 0.738) (large) 1.199 0.924 (0.737 to 1.112) 0.608 0.366 < 0.01 0.001
  1. LVM Left ventricular mass, r correlation coefficient, 95%CI 95% confidence intervals, ki scaling coefficient, ε error, a constant, R2 Explained variance