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Table 2 Effects of WBV and SWBV on subjective and objective variables

From: Whole-body vibration as a mode of dyspnoea free physical activity: a community-based proof-of-concept trial

  WBV SWBV
Dependent variable Mean (SD) 95% Confidence (SE) Sig. (Partial eta squared) Mean (SD) 95% Confidence (SE) Sig. (Partial eta squared)
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Borg CR-10 baseline 1 (2) 0 2 0.01* 1 (1) 1 2 0.08
Borg CR-10 during bout 2 (2) 1 3 (0.50) 2 (1) 1 3 (0.36)
HR baseline (beats.min-1) 81 (12) 75 87 0.01* 85 (12) 79 91 0.01*
HR during bout (beats.min-1) 92 (13) 85 99 (0.88) 93 (14) 86 100 (0.70)
SpO2 baseline (%) 97 (2) 96 97 0.08 95 (2) 95 96 0.61
SpO2 during bout (%) 96 (2) 95 97 (0.18) 95 (2) 95 97 (0.02)
  1. *; p ≤ 0.02.