Heart rate variability related to effort at work.

  title={Heart rate variability related to effort at work.},
  author={Arja Uusitalo and Terhi Mets and Kaisu Martinm{\"a}ki and Saija Mauno and Ulla Kinnunen and Heikki Rusko},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  volume={42 6},
Changes in autonomic nervous system function have been related to work stress induced increases in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Our purpose was to examine whether various heart rate variability (HRV) measures and new HRV-based relaxation measures are related to self-reported chronic work stress and daily emotions. The relaxation measures are based on neural network modelling of individual baseline heart rate and HRV information. Nineteen healthy hospital workers were studied during… CONTINUE READING

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