Continuous heart rate monitoring over 1 week in teenagers aged 11–16 years

  title={Continuous heart rate monitoring over 1 week in teenagers aged 11–16 years},
  author={Olivier Gavarry and Thierry Bernard and Magali Giacomoni and Marc Seymat and J. P. Euzet and Guy Falgairette},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
Heart rate (HR) was monitored in 66 French pubertal boys (B, n=28) and girls (G, n=38) aged 11–16 years to evaluate habitual physical activity (HPA) over a 1-week period in the winter. The HR and the percentage of heart rate reserve (%HRR) were taken to be indexes of the metabolic activity for the whole day and for the different parts of the day. The HPA was evaluated from the time spent each day below 50%HRR, between 50%–70%HRR and above 70%HRR, which related to the time spent in no or low… CONTINUE READING


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