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On the validity of using the Polar RS800 heart rate monitor for heart rate variability research

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The authors, DSQ, JAH and AHK are supported by an Australian Rotary Health/Hooton family scholarship, an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and a NHMRC Career development fellowship (571101), respectively.

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Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. & Kemp, A.H. On the validity of using the Polar RS800 heart rate monitor for heart rate variability research. Eur J Appl Physiol 112, 4179–4180 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-012-2453-2

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Keywords

  • Heart Rate Variability
  • Polar System
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • Ectopic Beat
  • Cardiac Dysrhythmia