Heart Rate Variability as a Functional Marker of Development

  title={Heart Rate Variability as a Functional Marker of Development},
  author={Luiz Carlos De Abreu},
The normal growth includes maturation and an enlargement of the body size. The pace and speed of these changes vary from person to person and are conditioned by hereditary and environmental factors1. Nowadays, physical maturity beginsearlier than a century ago, probably due to better nutrition, general health and living conditions. However, development is the progressive ability of human beings to perform increasingly complex functions2. This process is the result of the interaction between… CONTINUE READING