Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback as a Method for Assessing Baroreflex Function: A Preliminary Study of Resonance in the Cardiovascular System

@article{Vaschillo2002HeartRV,
  title={Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback as a Method for Assessing Baroreflex Function: A Preliminary Study of Resonance in the Cardiovascular System},
  author={Evgeny G. Vaschillo and Paul M Lehrer and Naphtali Rishe and M. M. Konstantinov},
  journal={Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback},
  year={2002},
  volume={27},
  pages={1-27}
}
This study describes the use of a biofeedback method for the noninvasive study of baroreflex mechanisms. Five previously untrained healthy male participants learned to control oscillations in heart rate using biofeedback training to modify their heart rate variability at specific frequencies. They were instructed to match computer-generated sinusoidal oscillations with oscillations in heart rate at seven frequencies within the range of 0.01–0.14 Hz. All participants successfully produced high… Expand
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