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Table 2 Metabolic and haemodynamic measures at rest and peak exercise (n = 42)

From: Haemodynamic determinants of quality of life in chronic heart failure

Parameter Rest Peak exercise
Oxygen consumption (ml/kg/min) 4.1 ± 1.2 14.1 ± 4.7
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 109 ± 19 133.6 ± 32.6
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 69 ± 10 74.4 ± 13.2
Mean arterial blood pressure (mmHg) 83 ± 12 88 ± 22
Stroke volume (ml/beat) 87 ± 23 127 ± 35
Cardiac output (l/min) 6.0 ± 1.3 13.9 ± 3.6
Cardiac power output (watts)  1.1 ± 0.3 2.9 ± 0.8
Heart rate (beats/min) 70 ± 9 106 ± 21
Arteriovenous oxygen difference (ml/100 ml) 6.4 ± 2.7 9.2 ± 3.3