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Table 2 Summary of heart rate and oxyhemoglobin saturation (SpO2) during normoxia and intermittent hypoxia sessions

From: Effects of acute hypoxia on human adipose tissue lipoprotein lipase activity and lipolysis

   Normoxia Intermittent hypoxia
  Exposure time (min) 360.0 350.5 ± 16.7
  Frequency/hour 0 17.3 ± 3.8
  Mean 67.8 ± 11.9 71.7 ± 11.6
Heart rate (BPM) Maximum 116.0 ± 16.6 120.5 ± 9.2*
Mean 96.8 ± 1.3 90.2 ± 1.1*
SpO2 (%) Maximum 98.1 ± 0.4 98.4 ± 0.5
Minimum 93.2 ± 3.9 64.3 ± 5.9*
≤90 % 0 124.1 ± 31.6
Time SpO2 (minutes) ≤85 % 0 50.8 ± 14.5
≤80 % 0 25.8 ± 7.9
  1. Datas are mean ± standard deviation
  2. * Statistical difference between normoxia and intermittent hypoxia (p < 0.05)