How It Works: Heart Rate Monitors

By: Margot Farnham, Juliana Gullotta & Nicholas Ruggiero

Suggested Reading:

https://www.topendsports.com/fitness/equip-monitors.htm

https://www.cnet.com/news/how-accurate-are-wristband-heart-rate-monitors/

https://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Heart-Rate.aspx

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/expert-answers/heart-rate/faq-20057979

https://www.brianmac.co.uk/hrm4.htm

https://www.getqardio.com/healthy-heart-blog/how-does-ecgekg-work-and-what-is-an-ecgekg-monitor/

https://blog.ouraring.com/blog/heart-rate-variability-basics/

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Rachael and My How it Works on Air Displacement Plethysmography… Enjoy!!

Recommended further reading:

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/75/3/453.full#cited-by : BOD POD Evaluation

https://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/05p0207/05p-0207-ccp0001-04-manual.pdf : FDA BOD POD Manual

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/95/1/25.long : Dual Energy X-Ray

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/69/5/898.long : Comparison of ADP, Hydrostatic weighing and electrical impedance

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