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Table 2 Significant correlations found between SC (Salivary Cortisol) and Eye Temperature (ET) measured by Infrared Thermography in the 80 km category

From: Salivary cortisol and eye temperature changes during endurance competitions

Spearman Rank Correlation
  Rho N P-Value
SC 40 km
 ET 60 km - 0,9* 5 0,037
∆ SC VG30-VG60 km
 ∆ET PI-VG30 km - 0,8* 8 0,032
 ∆ETET PI -VG80 km - 0,8* 9 0,012
∆SC VG40-VG80 km
 ∆ET VG60-VG80 km +  0,8* 6 0,050
∆SC VG60-VG80 km
 ∆ET VG60-VG80 km - 0,8* 6 0,050
  1. p-value is two-tailed * (p < 0,05) **(p < 0,001) PI-Pre-Inspection), VG (Vet Gate); 20, 30, 60 and 80 km (distance covered in km. ∆ (variation between moments of collection)