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Table 2 Peak exercise values at the completion of the graded exercise test

From: Effect of acupuncture and instruction on physiological recovery from maximal exercise: a balanced-placebo controlled trial

  A-Hi A-Lo P-Hi P-Lo Control
HR (bpm) 184 ± 12 178 ± 12 179 ± 12 176 ± 12 184 ± 12
SBP (mmHg) 145 ± 14 144 ± 14 144 ± 14 144 ± 13 147 ± 14
DBP (mmHg) 76 ± 6 76 ± 6 77 ± 6 78 ± 6 76 ± 6
VO2 (ml/min) 2393 ± 687 2577 ± 678 2393 ± 693 2558 ± 673 2356 ± 679
RR (breaths/min) 39 ± 9 38 ± 9 41 ± 9 39 ± 9 37 ± 9
BL (mmol/L) 4.55 ± 3.37 4.08 ± 3.33 3.90 ± 3.4 5.06 ± 3.3 4.51 ± 3.33
  1. All data presented as mean +/− standard deviation
  2. HR heart rate, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, VO2 volume of oxygen consumption, RR respiratory rate, RER respiratory exchange ratio, BL blood lactate