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Table 1 Measures of heart rate variability. All values are mean ± SD

From: Eurythmy therapy increases specific oscillations of heart rate variability

  EYT-A: ‘I Think The Saying’
  EYT-A CE1-A CE2-A Rest-A
RR [ms]*** 739 ± 82 731 ± 73 744 ± 97 847 ± 109a,b,c
SDNN [ms]*** 61 ± 25 54 ± 22 44 ± 16a,d 67 ± 36
VLF [ln ms2] 6.68 ± 0.67 6.62 ± 0.80 6.42 ± 0.67 6.92 ± 0.75
LF [ln ms2]*** 7.31 ± 0.84b,c,d 6.98 ± 0.90 6.52 ± 0.87 6.94 ± 1.09
HF [ln ms2]** 5.51 ± 1.00 5.44 ± 0.90 5.04 ± 0.88 6.17 ± 1.08b,c
Peak osc. VLF [Hz]** 0.019 ± 0.008 0.028 ± 0.013c,d 0.013 ± 0.008 0.016 ± 0.011
Peak osc. LF [Hz] 0.081 ± 0.020 0.078 ± 0.027 0.079 ± 0.020 0.090 ± 0.025
Peak osc. HF [Hz]* 0.178 ± 0.037c 0.208 ± 0.063 0.238 ± 0.081 0.226 ± 0.062
  EYT-B: ‘Migraine B’
  EYT-B CE1-B CE2-B Rest-B
RR [ms]*** 774 ± 100c 730 ± 96 620 ± 117 878 ± 109b,c
SDNN [ms]*** 138 ± 43 118 ± 46 33 ± 14a,b,d 73 ± 36a
VLF [ln ms2]*** 9.32 ± 0.82b,c,d 6.31 ± 0.75 6.04 ± 0.80 7.05 ± 1.39
LF [ln ms2]*** 7.91 ± 1.00 8.98 ± 1.12d 5.47 ± 1.29a,b 6.97 ± 1.07
HF [ln ms2]*** 6.68 ± 1.04 6.56 ± 1.05 3.82 ± 1.39a,b,d 6.39 ± 1.07
Peak osc. VLF [Hz]*** 0.026 ± 0.004c,d 0.018 ± 0.013 0.008 ± 0.007 0.012 ± 0.009
Peak osc. LF [Hz]** 0.058 ± 0.021d 0.070 ± 0.011 0.072 ± 0.025 0.090 ± 0.030
Peak osc. HF [Hz]** 0.185 ± 0.048 0.185 ± 0.041 0.206 ± 0.075 0.236 ± 0.058a,c
  1. ‘Peak osc.’ denotes the peak oscillation in the respective frequency band
  2. * pFriedman < 0.05, ** pFriedman < 0.01, *** pFriedman < 0.001
  3. ap < 0.05 vs. EYT, bp < 0.05 vs. CE1, cp < 0.05 vs. CE2, dp < 0.05 vs. Rest