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Table 4 Mean blood pressure and heart rate +/- SE during 75° head-up tilt on the tilt ergometer

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 = 23] 92 +/- 4 92 +/- 6 90 +/- 5 80 +/- 4*
tilt ergometer [n = 19] 91 +/- 5 96 +/- 3 95 +/- 2 93 +/- 4*
heart rate [beats/min]     
traditional tilt table [n = 23] 64 +/- 5 79 +/- 5 82 +/- 3* 78 +/- 5*
tilt ergometer [n = 19] 65 +/- 3 74 +/- 4 73 +/- 5* 68 +/- 4*
  1. * p < 0.05 (compared with ANOVA for repeated measures)