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Table 8 Heart rate and blood pressure of exercise-trained men before and after dehydrating exercise

From: Comparison of coconut water and a carbohydrate-electrolyte sport drink on measures of hydration and physical performance in exercise-trained men

Time VitaCoco® Sport Drink Coconut Water From Concentrate Bottled Water
Heart Rate     
Pre DHE 63.6 ± 8.7 63.3 ± 6.7 64.6 ± 11.6 62.7 ± 6.5
Immediately Post DHE 102.1 ± 19.9 101.8 ± 12.8 103.4 ± 13.0 102.0 ± 18.1
Pre PE 70.2 ± 11.2 71.2 ± 9.8 68.5 ± 9.1 64.2 ± 7.6
Immediately Post PE 86.8 ± 15.0 88.0 ± 17.5 96.1 ± 35.7 84.6 ± 15.2
Systolic Blood Pressure     
Pre DHE 122.8 ± 9.6 119.6 ± 9.5 121.0 ± 9.4 122.3 ± 8.4
Immediately Post DHE 109.2 ± 9.6 116.8 ± 12.1 113.6 ± 11.7 112.7 ± 4.3
Pre PE 122.1 ± 9.4 116.7 ± 8.4 120.9 ± 9.3 117.6 ± 8.7
Immediately Post PE 120.8 ± 11.9 121.6 ± 9.6 117.7 ± 9.9 115.7 ± 10.3
Diastolic Blood Pressure     
Pre DHE 77.8 ± 5.2 75.0 ± 7.5 78.3 ± 7.3 76.7 ± 3.9
Immediately Post DHE 66.8 ± 7.1 73.1 ± 7.0 71.1 ± 7.3 72.2 ± 5.9
Pre PE 76.3 ± 4.3 74.1 ± 5.6 74.8 ± 5.8 73.5 ± 5.2
Immediately Post PE 77.6 ± 6.6 76.6 ± 6.4 74.5 ± 6.6 74.3 ± 7.5
  1. Data are mean ± SD
  2. No differences noted (p > 0.05).
  3. DHE = Dehydrating Exercise
  4. PE = Performance Exercise