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Validity Of Optical Blood Flow Heart Rate Monitors, Nicholas Dinan, Hyun-Sung An, Matthew Bubak, Danae M. Dinkel, Jung-Min Lee Jan 2015

Validity Of Optical Blood Flow Heart Rate Monitors, Nicholas Dinan, Hyun-Sung An, Matthew Bubak, Danae M. Dinkel, Jung-Min Lee

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PURPOSE: Validate the Schoche (SC) (RhythmTM), Basis B1 Band (BB) (BASIS Science, Inc.), and Mio Alpha (MA) (Physical Enterprises, Inc.) wireless heart rate monitors. METHODS: Fifteen college students (males, n=11, age=27±5yrs; females, n=4, age=27±6yrs) participated. All participants simultaneously wore the SC on left forearm, the BB on the right wrist, the MA on the left wrist, and Polar HR strap on their chest. Participants’ resting heart rate was measured twice prior to exercise. The exercise protocol consisted of one 30-minute bout of continuous walking and running in which the treadmill speed increased every 5-minutes ...