Advertisement

Relationship between some Factors, Mechanisms and the Quantitative Ballistocardiogram (BCG)

  • Z. Trefný
  • V. Seliger
  • J. Svaçinka

Abstract

In order to establish the value and the possibilities of the quantitative ballistocardiography (3) in the examination of the cardiovascular system we studied some factors and mechanisms influencing characteristic quantities of the BCG related to the reproducibility and reliability of the method. In 26 subjects we performed BCG measurements with a 24 hours interval. Differences were not statistically significant and correlation coefficients were in the ranges of 0, 83 – 0, 89. Very good reproducibility and reliability of the method was proved, the best one of the parameter systolic force (F̄/kg).

Keywords

Cardiac Output Cardiovascular System Good Reproducibility District Health Work Load 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Manchanda, S. C, Mäher, J. T., Cymerman, A., 1975. Cardiac performance during graded exercise in acute hypoxia. J. appl. Physiol. 38: 858–862Google Scholar
  2. Trefny, Z., Seliger, V., Bartunek, Z., 1974. Development of the quantitative ballistocardiographic characteristics in children and adolescents. Acta paed. belg., suppl. 108-112.Google Scholar
  3. Trefny, Z., Wagner, J., 1967. A quantitative Ballistocardiograph, Bib, cardiol. 19: 19–25Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Trefný
    • 1
  • V. Seliger
    • 1
  • J. Svaçinka
    • 1
  1. 1.District Health Center, Faculty of Physical Education and SportsCharles UniversityPragueCzechoslovakia

Personalised recommendations