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Table 1 Pre-treatment and pre-task baseline values

From: Effect of preceding exercise on cerebral and splanchnic vascular responses to mental task

  EXE CON
  Pre-treatment Pre-task Pre-treatment Pre-task
HR (bpm) 61 ± 2 75 ± 2a,b 63 ± 2 62 ± 2
MAP (mmHg) 90 ± 2 88 ± 2 88 ± 2 89 ± 2
SBP (mmHg) 124 ± 2 119 ± 2a,b 121 ± 2 123 ± 3
DBP (mmHg) 70 ± 2 70 ± 2 69 ± 2 70 ± 2
MBV in MCA (m/s) 0.64 ± 0.02 0.62 ± 0.03 0.65 ± 0.02 0.64 ± 0.02
MBV in SMA (m/s) 0.38 ± 0.02 0.36 ± 0.01 0.40 ± 0.02 0.35 ± 0.02a
VCI in MCA (mm/s/mmHg) 7.2 ± 0.3 7.2 ± 0.4 7.4 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.4
VCI in SMA (mm/s/mmHg) 4.3 ± 0.2 4.2 ± 0.1 4.7 ± 0.3 4.0 ± 0.2a
  1. Values before exercise and resting (pre-treatment) and before mental arithmetic (pre-task) in exercise (EXE) and control (CON) trials.
  2. aDifference between pre-treatment and pre-task.
  3. bDifference between EXE and CON trials (P <0.05).
  4. bpm, beats per minute; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HR, heart rate; MAP, mean arterial pressure; MBV, mean blood velocity; MCA, middle cerebral artery; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SMA, superior mesenteric artery; VCI, vascular conductance index.