Relative influence of age, resting heart rate and sedentary life style in short-term analysis of heart rate variability

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Migliaro, E.R.; Contreras, P.; Bech, S.; Etxagibel, A.; Castro, M.; Ricca, R.; Vicente, K.;
(2001)
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research (issn: 0100-879X, eissn: 1414-431X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0100-879X2001000400009
  • Subject: autonomic nervous system | heart rate variability | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | sedentary life style | aging | short-term analysis | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

In order to assess the relative influence of age, resting heart rate (HR) and sedentary life style, heart rate variability (HRV) was studied in two different groups. The young group (YG) consisted of 9 sedentary subjects aged 15 to 20 years (YG-S) and of 9 nonsedentary ... View more