Heart rate strain in New Zealand manual tree pruners

@inproceedings{Kirk1996HeartRS,
  title={Heart rate strain in New Zealand manual tree pruners},
  author={Patrick Kirk and Richard J. Parker},
  year={1996}
}
  • Patrick Kirk, Richard J. Parker
  • Published 1996
  • Engineering
  • Abstract This report summarises the heart rate strain of six manual contract pruners working in New Zealand plantation forestry conditions. Activity sampling was used to record the subjects' work methods throughout their complete working day. Heart rate data was collected and applied to several heart rate indices in order to determine the strain of manual pruning. An average working heart rate ± standard deviation (SD) of 112 bt.min −1 ± 10.4, a mean relative heart rate of 29% + 7% (SD), a mean… CONTINUE READING

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