Table 8: The HRV one-way ANOVA results of the BMI subgroups with a light workload before and after natural bergamot essential oil treatment for all participants.

IndicatorsBMI > 40 ( )21 ≤ BMI ≤ 24 ( )
BeforeAfterF P BeforeAfterF P

LF (ms2)9.7 ± 1.68.8 ± 1.64.590.037*9.8 ± 0.99.1 ± 1.213.460.000**
HF (ms2)8.71 ± 2.098.63 ± 2.050.020.8959.11 ± 1.139.1 ± 1.00.070.790
LF/HF (nu)0.97 ± 0.770.12 ± 0.9712.890.001**0.66 ± 1.040.01 ± 1.2110.160.002**
LF% (nu)71.1 ± 15.452.3 ± 20.114.950.000**63.5 ± 21.9450.0 ± 23.710.530.002**
HF% (nu)29.9 ± 15.548.7 ± 20.414.470.000**36.5 ± 21.3651.0 ± 23.412.530.001**
RRI (ms)767 ± 139773 ± 1630.020.888777 ± 70.1781 ± 60.20.110.740

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