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Synonyms for heart rate

the rate at which the heart beats

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A third measure of nervous system function, called heart-rate variability, is also being examined.
In patients with atrial fibrillation it also improves heart-rate control and in two small studies has been shown to improve effort tolerance [11-12].
Assessments at baseline and at the end of treatment periods included symptom scores, exercise tolerance and heart-rate control.
However, most people do not typically use heart-rate monitors outside of a fitness-oriented setting even though maintaining awareness to one's resting heart rate on a daily basis can be an excellent indicator of overall health and fitness.
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.
In the March Environmental Health Perspectives, they report an association between low heart-rate variability and high concentrations of particles 2.
Each pollutant reduced a different aspect of heart-rate variability, Park says.
Clomipramine, which delays ejaculation, also results in more normal penile and heart-rate responses, said Ms.
5 concentrations, which were often more than quadruple those in Boston's outdoor air, the men's heart-rate variability fell; diminished heart-rate variability is a risk factor for heart attacks.
The stress-induced heart-rate rise in nonconvicted psychopaths is a big surprise," remarks psychologist Scott O.
The EFX display enables you to control and monitor variables to attain a specific heart-rate level, and provides the ability to immediately alter stride rate, resistance and CrossRamp settings to maintain a specific heart rate.
Among the more perplexing observations to emerge from recent studies on the biological effects of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) is their ability to sometimes--but not always--blunt heart-rate variability (SN: 1/10/98, p.
For instance, the new on-line health monitor will record a patient's heart rate when a heart-rate clip is attached to a finger and the "monitor health" option is selected from a menu on the home TV screen.
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.
These complex heart-rate patterns may also reveal important information about the mental state of the therapist, Redington notes.