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Table 1 Parameters during normothermia and passive heat stress

From: Ocular blood flow decreases during passive heat stress in resting humans

Parameter Normothermiaa Passive heat stressa
30 min 60 min 90 min
Heart rate (bpm) 69.14 ± 2.29 76.56 ± 3.01* 83.27 ± 3.61* 89.39 ± 4.36*
Finger skin blood flow (%) 49.53 ± 8.83* 66.30 ± 12.98* 52.39 ± 11.16*
Arterial partial pressure of CO2 (mmHg) 36.40 ± 0.74 35.73 ± 0.91 35.07 ± 0.97 35.55 ± 0.83
Mean arterial pressure ( mmHg) 78.06 ± 2.52 76.40 ± 2.88 75.52 ± 2.61 77.07 ± 3.02
External ear temperature (°C) 36.09 ± 0.19 36.12 ± 0.19 36.34 ± 0.19* 36.48 ± 0.19*
  1. aValues are means ± SE.
  2. *P < 0.05 vs. normothermia.