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Table 4 High-altitude blood pressure changes and exercise (mmHg, x±s )

From: Correlation between blood pressure changes and AMS, sleeping quality and exercise upon high-altitude exposure in young Chinese men

Item SBP (mmHg) DBP (mmHg) MABP (mmHg) Pulse BP (mmHg)
EG1 3,700 m Day 2 (n = 100) Low altitude (n = 100) 117.59 ± 11.75 76.44 ± 11.08 90.19 ± 10.80 41.10 ± 6.92
Pre-exercise 114.76 ± 11.15 75.44 ± 8.98 88.55 ± 8.85 39.32 ± 8.71
Post-exercise (1) 119.61 ± 13.32b 77.37 ± 10.28 91.45 ± 10.06b 42.24 ± 11.28b
Post-exercise (2) 123.13 ± 12.47ab 75.46 ± 11.15 91.35 ± 10.08b 47.67 ± 12.21ab
EG2 3,700 m Day 7 (n = 53) Low altitude (n = 53) 111.60 ± 10.15 70.00 ± 8.09 83.87 ± 8.16 41.60 ± 7.14
Pre-exercise 116.08 ± 12.45c 74.38 ± 10.96c 88.28 ± 10.26c 41.70 ± 10.90
Post-exercise (1) 120.26 ± 15.77c 75.89 ± 11.71c 90.68 ± 12.26c 44.38 ± 10.41
   Post-exercise (2) 122.38 ± 11.97cd 75.26 ± 11.76c 90.97 ± 10.37c 47.11 ± 12.08cd
  1. EG: Exercise Group. Pre-exercise: before the first exercise at high-altitude 3,700 m; Post-exercise (1): after the first exercise at high-altitude 3,700 m; Post-exercise (2): after the second exercise. aP < 0.05 compared with low altitude (EG1). bP < 0.05 compared with high-altitude 3,700 m Day 2 (EG1) Pre-exercise. cP < 0.05 compared with Low altitude (EG2). dP < 0.05 compared with high-altitude 3,700 m Day 7 (EG2) Pre-exercise.