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Table 3 Heart rate responses (bpm) to submaximal exercise test

From: Cardiac autonomic dysfunction in chronic stroke women is attenuated after submaximal exercise test, as evaluated by linear and nonlinear analysis

Parameters C S P values
Baseline 73 ± 10 75 ± 15 0.837
Peak HR 153 ± 12† 144 ± 15† 0.688
HR 1′ 110 ± 15† 124 ± 18†* 0.028
HR 2′ 101 ± 15† 115 ± 12†* 0.001
HR 3′ 89 ± 17 98 ± 13 0.093
Recovery 76 ± 18 82 ± 10 0.083
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SD. C control group, S stroke group, HR heart rate, HRR heart rate recovery. *P < 0.05 vs. C at same time evaluation; †P < 0.05 vs. baseline in the same group