Reliability and validity of a smartphone pulse rate application for the assessment of resting and elevated pulse rate.

@article{Mitchell2016ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of a smartphone pulse rate application for the assessment of resting and elevated pulse rate.},
  author={Katy E. Mitchell and Megan Graff and Corbin A Hedt and James Simmons},
  journal={Physiotherapy theory and practice},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={494-499}
}
Purpose/hypothesis: This study was designed to investigate the test-retest reliability, concurrent validity, and the standard error of measurement (SEm) of a pulse rate assessment application (Azumio®'s Instant Heart Rate) on both Android® and iOS® (iphone operating system) smartphones as compared to a FT7 Polar® Heart Rate monitor. Number of subjects: 111. MATERIALS/METHODS Resting (sitting) pulse rate was assessed twice and then the participants were asked to complete a 1-min standing step… CONTINUE READING

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