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Table 2 Means and standard deviations of examined variables (N = 40)

From: The effects of yoga and quiet rest on subjective levels of anxiety and physiological correlates: a 2-way crossover randomized trial

Variable Yoga Rest
  M SD M SD
Baseline STAI-Y1, Ŧ 33.48 9.41 33.53 10.63
Post-condition STAI-Y1 27.43 7.05 29.78 7.82
Post-exposure STAI-Y1 33.18 10.75 34.48 10.34
Baseline HR, *, Ŧ 72.48 10.61 73.59 11.25
Condition HR 101.01 22.65 69.35 10.61
Post-condition HR 74.51 10.39 70.43 9.77
Post-exposure HR 71.69 9.73 70.17 9.65
Baseline RMSSDa, Ŧ 61.32 30.80 61.87 33.98
Post-condition RMSSD 62.41 36.33 75.66 40.67
Post-exposure RMSSD 72.75 43.11 79.41 42.49
Baseline LFNU, Ŧ 53.50 17.13 53.75 17.93
Post-condition LFNU 52.56 16.07 54.50 17.77
Post exposure LFNU 58.42 13.86 56.25 15.18
Baseline HFNU, Ŧ 46.49 17.13 46.25 17.93
Post-condition HFNU 47.19 16.22 44.55 17.89
Post-exposure HFNU 41.58 13.86 43.55 15.15
Post-condition RPE 10.83 1.66 6.05 0.22
  1. STAI-Y1 State Anxiety Inventory, HR heart rate, RMSSD root mean square of successive differences in RR intervals, LFNU low-frequency power, HFNU high-frequency power, RPE Ratings of Perceived Exertion; a = significant condition x time interaction; Ŧ = significant interaction for time, P < 0.05