heart rate

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heart rate

[′härt ‚rāt]
(physiology)
The number of heartbeats per minute.
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Take the example of a 50-year-old man with a resting heart rate of 70.
BMI: Body mass index, RHR: Resting heart rate, SBP: Systolic blood pressure, DBP: Diastolic blood pressure, RPP: Rate pressure product Table 3: Parameters in low-intensity group Parameters Baseline After t 12 weeks BMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 28.57[+ or -]2.44 27.39[+ or -]2.46 6.58 (*) RHR (beats/min) 79.75[+ or -]7.74 73[+ or -]6.43 7.68 (*) SBP (mmHg) 128.15[+ or -]10.96 122.1[+ or -]7.73 4.37 DBP (mmHg) 76[+ or -]5.80 74.95[+ or -]5.63 1.68 RPP (mmHg/min) 10344.31[+ or -]1484.21 8930.4[+ or -]1126.61 9.24 (*) (*) Statistically significant (P<0.05).
Sex, resting heart rate, and left grip strength measures were not statistically significant.
For example, if one's usual resting heart rate is 70 per minute, and it goes up to more than 80 per minute, the heart is already saying, 'I'm working harder now to cope with the stress of everything you're subjecting yourself to.'
No significant changes were observed in blood pressures, resting heart rate, aortic pulse wave velocity, aortic augmentation index-75, aortic pulse pressure, brachial pulse pressure, basal metabolic rate, total body water, fat-free mass, and echocardiographic parameters (p>0.05 each).
The best time to take your resting heart rate is first thing in the morning after you awaken.
The PS100 wristband device recorded a higher resting heart rate a day before ovulation - the best time to conceive.
I've become all scientific, checking websites to see if my resting heart rate (64) is healthy (it is) and going to extreme lengths to test my gadget.
The couple had purchased two Fitbit fitness trackers in an attempt to stay fit, but Ivonne's Fitbit kept registering a constant high resting heart rate. Worried by this anomaly, David turned to Reddit for some help from other wearable users.
(4) In a recent publication, it was suggested that resting heart rate may be a useful proxy measure for neurological dysfunction in subluxation-type chiropractic practice.
Q During a recent exercise class, the instructor made a reference to what she called "normal resting heart rate." Can you explain what she meant?