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Table 2 Acute and long-term results

From: Benefits of whole-body vibration to people with COPD: a community-based efficacy trial

WBV PWBV
  Baseline Week 3 Week 6 Week 9 Week 11 Week 14
Borg CR-10 VAS 1(1) 2(2) 2(1) 1(1) 1(1) 2(1) 2(1) 2(2) 2(1) 2(1) 2(1) 2(1)
HR (beats min-1) 82(10) 92(10)* 86(11) 94(12)* 83(11) 95(9)* 81(13) 88(13) 83(10) 88(13) 83(11) 90(8)
SpO2 (%) 97(2) 96(2) 96(2) 96(2) 95(2) 96(1) 95(2) 96(2) 96(2) 96(1) 94(2) 95(2)
TUG (sec) 11.3 (1.9)   10.7(1.7)*   9.8(1.9)*   10.8(2.2)   10.7(3.9)   10.6(1.7)  
5-chair (sec) 18.5(3.4)   16.4(2.7)*   15.1(2.4)*   16.1(2.4)   16.3(3.5)   16.3(2.8)  
SL (m) 1.14(0.16)   1.19(0.17)+   1.27(0.11)+   1.22(0.11)   1.20(0.13)   1.22(0.30)  
ST (sec) 1.11(0.13)   1.09(0.12)+   1.10(0.06)+   1.03(0.10)   1.02(0.09)   1.02(0.11)  
SVel (m.sec-1) 1.04(0.15)   1.10(0.15)+   1.16(0.11)+   1.19(0.15)   1.18(0.16)   1.20(0.16)  
  1. Results are mean (SD). Pre: pre bout. During: during the bout. HR: heart rate. SpO2: oxygen saturation. TUG: timed-up-and-go test. %-chair: 5-chair stands test. SL: stride length. ST: stride time. SVel: stride velocity. *p ≤ 0.05. + p ≤ 0.02.