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heart rate

[′härt ‚rāt]
(physiology)
The number of heartbeats per minute.
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This impressive combination enables wearers to fully integrate heart-rate monitoring into their daily lifestyle with a sport watch that looks as natural at the office as it does at the gym.
Know your heart-rate everyday, everywhere is the fundamental message behind the TQR Series and the 775 is the first installment in a full line of products engineered to deliver on that goal.
Each pollutant reduced a different aspect of heart-rate variability, Park says.
Overall, he told SCIENCE NEWS, the team saw a significant decrease in heart-rate variability as PM-2.
Last year, researchers at Harvard and at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, also in Boston, reported finding "short-term autonomic imbalance, reflected by changes in heart rate and heart-rate variability.
Several studies have shown that low heart-rate variability correlates with a higher-than-normal risk of heart attacks and certain other heart conditions, particularly when the slowing occurs in the component of heart rate known as the low spectral band.
Savitz now plans to follow up with more-detailed studies, perhaps simultaneously monitoring heart-rate variability and EMFs among electricians at work.
These complex heart-rate patterns may also reveal important information about the mental state of the therapist, Redington notes.