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Table 2 Mean blood pressure and heart Rate +/- SE during 75° head-up tilt on the tilt-stepper

From: Influence of passive leg movements on blood circulation on the tilt table in healthy adults

  during supine position 2-min after head-up tilt 6-min after head up tilt end of head-up tilt
mean blood pressure [mmHg]     
traditional tilt table [n = 12] 90 +/- 4 95 +/- 4 94 +/- 4 80 +/- 3*
tilt stepper [n = 7] 89 +/- 4 93 +/- 5 97 +/- 2 95 +/- 6*
heart rate [beats/min]     
traditional tilt table [n = 12] 65 +/- 5 80 +/- 5* 78 +/- 4 65 +/- 5
tilt stepper [n = 7] 61 +/- 3 69 +/- 3* 71 +/- 3 71 +/- 5
  1. * p < 0.05 (compared with ANOVA for repeated measures)