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Table 1 Changes in subjective fatigue scores before and after pressure application over trigger points

From: Compression on trigger points in the leg muscle increases parasympathetic nervous activity based on heart rate variability

Subject (initials) K.W. H.S. T.K. O.K. O.T. W.K. Mean ± SEM
PreM 3 1 1 2 2 2 1.83 ± 0.75
PostM 4 4 4 5 4 4 4.17 ± 0.41
  1. PreM, Before pressure application over TPs; PostM, after pressure application onto TPs; SEM, standard error of the mean
  2. Five-point scale: 5, “very fine”; 4, “fine”; 3, “OK (not tired)”; 2, “tired”; 1, “exhausted”