Table 4. Measures of arterial stiffness at rest and during recovery from high-intensity battling rope exercise. Data are mean ± standard deviation.
Rest 10 minutes 30 minutes 60 minutes
cf-PWV, m/s Men 5.9 ± 0.7 6.2 ± 0.7 6.0 ± 0.8 5.7 ± 0.8§
Women 5.4 ± 0.8 5.7 ± 1.0 5.4 ± 0.7 5.1 ± 0.5§
CCA compliance, mm2/kPa Men 0.22 ± 0.07 0.18 ± 0.09 0.20 ± 0.06 0.23 ± 0.09§
Women 0.26 ± 0.10 0.18 ± 0.6 0.16 ± 0.06 0.27 ± 0.09§
ß-stiffness, U Men 3.2 ± 1.1 4.0 ± 1.5 3.5 ± 1.6 3.3 ± 1.5§
Women 2.6 ± 1.0 3.6 ± 1.6 4.3 ± 1.7 2.4 ± 0.8§
Cf-PWV, Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity; CCA, Common carotid artery.
†p ≤ 0.05, significantly different from Rest;
‡p ≤ 0.05, significantly different from 10 minutes;
§p ≤ 0.05, significantly different from 30 minutes.