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Table 3 Hemodynamic responses in control (seated rest) and eccentric exercise sessions

From: Panax ginseng and salvia miltiorrhiza supplementation abolishes eccentric exercise-induced vascular stiffening: a double-blind randomized control trial

  Pre 90 min 24 h 48 h 72 h
cfPWV, cm/s
Placebo Control 530 ± 19 535 ± 17 546 ± 16 547 ± 15 513 ± 13
Exercise 531 ± 12 548 ± 19 577 ± 20* 570 ± 24 552 ± 22
Herb Control 482 ± 14 491 ± 17 490 ± 14 487 ± 13 505 ± 19
Exercise 523 ± 20 497 ± 17 503 ± 16 500 ± 13 505 ± 23
Heart rate, bpm
Placebo Control 63 ± 4 58 ± 3 62 ± 3 66 ± 3 65 ± 3
Exercise 62 ± 3 69 ± 4* 66 ± 3 63 ± 3 59 ± 5
Herb Control 57 ± 3 54 ± 1 56 ± 3 59 ± 4 55 ± 3
Exercise 56 ± 2 65 ± 4* 56 ± 3 55 ± 2 53 ± 3
Systolic BP, mmHg
Placebo Control 119 ± 2 116 ± 2 118 ± 2 119 ± 2 119 ± 2
Exercise 119 ± 2 114 ± 2 120 ± 2 120 ± 3 117 ± 2
Herb Control 114 ± 2 111 ± 2 114 ± 2 115 ± 3 115 ± 2
Exercise 116 ± 3 114 ± 3 115 ± 2 112 ± 2 111 ± 3
Diastolic BP, mmHg
Placebo Control 66 ± 2 67 ± 1 67 ± 2 64 ± 2 67 ± 2
Exercise 66 ± 3 65 ± 2 65 ± 3 66 ± 2 64 ± 2
Herb Control 63 ± 3 63 ± 1 62 ± 2 62 ± 1 62 ± 1
Exercise 63 ± 3 61 ± 2 62 ± 1 63 ± 3 60 ± 1
Pulse pressure, mmHg
Placebo Control 52 ± 2 49 ± 1 51 ± 2 55 ± 2 53 ± 2
Exercise 53 ± 2 48 ± 2 55 ± 2 53 ± 2 53 ± 1
Herb Control 51 ± 3 48 ± 3 52 ± 3 54 ± 3 53 ± 3
Exercise 53 ± 3 52 ± 3 53 ± 2 49 ± 3 51 ± 3
  1. Values are means ± SEM
  2. cfPWV carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, BP blood pressure
  3. *P<0.05 vs. Pre in the same condition