heart rate


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heart rate

n. Abbr. HR
The number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heart rate - the rate at which the heart beatsheart rate - the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
vital sign - sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
femoral pulse - pulse of the femoral artery (felt in the groin)
radial pulse - pulse of the radial artery (felt in the wrist)
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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In the study, Cleveland Clinic doctors compared heart rate monitors worn on the wrist with standard electrocardiograms and with traditional heart monitors that are strapped to the chest.
The flagship model, UA Sport Wireless Heart Rate delivers energizing music and heart rate tracking in an all-in-one design.
The best time to take your resting heart rate is first thing in the morning after you awaken.
Age was negatively correlated with all the domains of heart rate variability, however, the correlation was significant only for SDNN and SDANN (p-value < 0.
Mio Global, makers of the world's first heart rate monitor watch to provide continuous, performance-accurate data without a chest strap and world leader in optical heart rate technology, today announces the introduction of its award-winning technology and products to India.
NYSE: INVN) has launched motion artifact correction and heart rate variation platform solutions for Photoplethysmography sensors, the company said on Wednesday.
However, as you age, you have to take into account factors that may influence your resting heart rate.
Everyone who is aware of this, would be very keen to know their Heart Rate as it is a human tendency.
According to Mashable, the watch will rely on technology used by Xbox Kinect engineers to enable the watch to track its wearer's heart rate at all times.
Ahead of the match, my resting heart rate was measured at 60bpm and as the kick-off time approached and the excitement mounted for what was pitched as the one of the biggest games of the weekend, my heart was beating at 107 bpm (178% of my resting heart rate).
Coaches and authors have developed various models useful for designing heart rate training workouts.
Results: Participant heart rate associated with 30 minutes of handball play was 75.