For cycling in supine position, the seat and upper part of the ergometer were set in horizontal and the crank axis was set above the body. The legs were elevated about 30 degrees.
Para ciclismo em posição supina, o banco e a parte superior do ergómetro foram colocados na horizontal e o eixo da manivela foi colocado por cima do corpo. As pernas foram elevadas cerca de 30 graus.
The mean PAP (peak: 45 ± 7 vs. 40 ± 11 mmHg, P = 0.006) and PAWP (peak: 17 ± 4 vs. 11 ± 7 mmHg, P = 0.008, supine vs. upright, respectively) throughout the test in supine position were significantly higher compared with in upright position, because of preload increase