ANOVA
  HIT Group(n=8) CMT-Group (n=7) (main effect) (main effect) (interaction)
Mean (±  SEM) Mean (± SEM) Mean (±  SEM) Mean (±  SEM) training group time x group
  Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up P-value F-value P-value F-value P-value F-value
Respiratory and cardiovascular parameters
HCVR(L/min/mm HgCO2-ET) 0.63 ± 0.4 0.70 ± 0.5 0.47 ± 0.3 0.78 ± 0.4 0.04 4.96 0.85 0.03 0.34 2.21
HVR (L/min/%SaO2) 0.37 ± 0.1 0.29 ± 0.1 0.62 ± 0.2 0.60 ± 0.2 0.53 0.42 0.25 1.48 0.70 0.16
VRT-CO2(mmHg) 41.8 ± 0.9 40.8 ± 0.7 41.7 ± 0.7 2.0 ± 0.7 0.80 0.67 0.78 0.08 0.06 4.52
BRS (ms/mmHg) 8.1 ± 1.2 7.3 ± 0.8 6.6 ± 0.7 8.3 ± 0.5 0.75 0.11 0.28 0.13 0.36 0.92
RR (ms) 900.3 ± 29.3 902.1 ± 31.7 885.2 ± 36.2 920.1 ± 33.2 0.18 2.06 0.42 0.69 0.29 1.24
SDNN (ms) 37.8 ± 6.5 30.2 ± 2.5 32.4 ± 4.8 32.5 ± 4.1 0.43 2.81 0.76 0.99 0.12 2.81
BPsysREST (mmHg) 130 ± 3 124 ± 2 131 ± 3 127 ± 3 0.11 2.72 0.46 0.59 0.66 0.20
BPdiaREST (mmHg) 78 ± 1 76 ± 2 80 ± 2 76 ± 2 0.07 4.14 0.65 0.22 0.29 1.25
HRREST (b/min) 81 ± 2 81 ± 4 82 ± 7 79 ± 4 0.45 0.56 0.95 0.01 0.66 0.20
SaO2 (%) 94.6 ± 0.5 94.3 ± 0.5 94.7 ± 0.7 94.9 ± 0.4 0.98 0.00 0.33 1.09 0.34 1.01
Exercise parameters              
VO2peak (ml/kg/min) 28.3 ± 1.9 31.4 ± 2.2 26.6 ± 2.0 28.5 ± 2.2 <0.001 30.31 0.45 0.60 0.19 1.80
Workload (watt/kg) 2.11 ± 0.2 2.4 ± 0.2 1.90 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.2 <0.001 31.14 0.29 1.21 0.43 0.67
VO2-AT(ml/kg/min) 20.4 ± 1.5 23.4 ± 41.7 19.0 ± 1.4 20.1 ± 1.7 0.002 14.55 0.30 1.16 0.10 2.84
HRAT (bpm) 123 ± 3 130 ± 7 121 ± 7 121 ± 6 0.21 1.58 0.50 0.48 0.21 1.70
HRmax (bpm) 152 ± 6 164 ± 7 153 ± 6 153 ± 4 0.07 3.83 0.56 0.38 0.09 3.29
Data are presented as mean ± SEM. Ventilatory recruitment threshold to CO2 (VRT-CO2), baroreflex sensitivity (BRS), standard deviation of all R-R intervals (SDNN), systolic blood pressure at rest (BPsysREST), diastolic blood pressure at rest (BPdiaREST), resting heart rate (HRREST), oxygen saturation (SaO2). Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2peak), anaerobic threshold (AT), maximal heart rate (HRmax)
Table 2: Changes inrespiratory, cardiovascular and exercise parameters from baseline to follow up.