Table 2: Reactive hyperemia (TR) before and after exercise.

Before exercise After exercise (10 min after) values*
Mean Std deviation Mean Std deviation

Starting temperature (°C)30 32.84 1.78 30 32.23 2.01 0.147
Temperature rebound (TR°C) 30 0.04 0.42 30 0.53 0.95 0.035 *
Temperature rebound (TR%) 30 0.14 1.27 30 1.78 3.29 0.033 *
Area under curve after 15 sec 30 14.89 4.70 30 11.92 5.26 0.019 *
Area under curve after 30 sec 30 29.01 9.04 30 23.29 10.23 0.017 *
Area under curve after 45 sec 30 41.50 12.86 30 33.34 14.53 0.017 *
Area under curve after 60 sec 30 52.11 16.15 30 41.85 18.12 0.020 *
Heart rate (bpm) 27 75 10.58 28 76 19.88 0.021
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 27 128 16.94 28 132 16.35 0.216
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 27 76 6.09 28 79 9.06 0.081
Mean blood pressure (mmHg) 27 94 11.59 28 98 2.01 0.094

Wilcoxon signed ranks test.