Table 1

Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Rate-Pressure Product Changes During Handgriplegend legend

Normal SubjectsIschemic
BaseHandgripBaseHandgrip
BP130.0 ± 6.8/74.3 ± 6.5150.3 ± 9.8/93.7 ± 7.2127.2 ± 6.8/76.1 ± 7.8153.1 ± 6.6/89.8 ± 8.7
HR70.0 ± 9.894.0 ± 10.974.7 ± 9.298.9 ± 10.1
HR × BP9125.0 ± 1553.214138.7 ± 1943.89483.6 ± 1152.315135.9 ± 1621.0
  • legend P = NS (normal subjects vs. ischemic).

  • legend BP = blood pressure; HR = heart rate; HR × BP = rate-pressure product.