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Table 6 Step-test; heart rate and exertion at baseline and after 3 and 6 months, mean (SD)

From: Muscle strength, physical fitness and well-being in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the effect of an exercise programme: a randomized controlled trial

  Exercise group n=25 Control group n=17
Before 3 months 6 months months Before 3 months 6 months months
Heart rate 168.4 (16.4) 169.1 (15.2) 168.0 (16.9) 177.6 (20.9) 173.6 (23.6) 177.0 (18.4)
Borg scale 14.6 (2.86) 14.0 (3.03) 14.2 (3.58) 15.5 (1.97) 15.0 (3.00) 14.9 (2.89)