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Table 3 Cardiovascular parameters at rest, immediately after, 1 h after and 24 h after the resistance training protocols

From: Acute effects of different resistance training loads on cardiac autonomic modulation in hypertensive postmenopausal women

Variables Groups Rest After 1 h 24 h
SBP (mmHg) Control 132.26 ± 17.92 131.26 ± 17.48 133.73 ± 18.39 127.20 ± 14.30
6RM 128.33 ± 17.07 140.33 ± 16.99* 130.86 ± 17.63 129.93 ± 16.07
15RM 130.80 ± 21.22 137.06 ± 14.94 130.00 ± 17.55 128.26 ± 14.41
DBP (mmHg) Control 78.06 ± 7.30 78.26 ± 8.31 79.73 ± 7.76 75.00 ± 8.76
6RM 79.13 ± 9.58 77.60 ± 11.30 77.86 ± 10.82 76.20 ± 8.94
15RM 77.00 ± 7.21 76.20 ± 11.02 77.13 ± 9.21 77.73 ± 9.35
HR (bpm) Control 67.86 ± 6.63 65.98 ± 7.26 64.04 ± 8.26 70.67 ± 8.36
6RM 66.00 ± 6.35† 76.24 ± 9.35† 68.59 ± 8.66 70.49 ± 7.71
15RM 68.70 ± 9.17 85.32 ± 13.21† 73.82 ± 11.23† 72.06 ± 9.54
DP (mmHg bpm) Control 8987.45 ± 1640.27 8650.36 ± 1477.97* 8544.24 ± 1544.29* 8981.66 ± 1391.14
6RM 8467.05 ± 1422.90 10,718.28 ± 2090.03* 8972.57 ± 1756.20* 9128.50 ± 1280.63*
15RM 9012.49 ± 2025.25 11,769.10 ± 2783.33*†‡ 9608.14 ± 2212.70†‡ 9211.75 ± 1377.20
  1. Values expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HR heart rate, DP double product
  3. * Significantly different from pre-intervention (p ≤ 0.05).  Significantly different from the control session (p ≤ 0.05).  Significantly different from the 6RM session (p ≤ 0.05)