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H32 Heart Rate Variability

This PRO lesson describes basic and advanced heart rate variability measurements and details hardware and software setup of the BSL PRO software to record ECG. All data collection and analysis is done via the BIOPAC MP3X data acquisition unit and the Biopac Student PRO software.

Experimental Objectives

This PRO lesson will explain statistical measures, geometric measures, and spectral analysis in heart rate variability studies.

Tasks Performed by the Student

Subject will relax in a supine position.

Videos

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Student Prep & Distance Learning

Click the link(s) below for sample data and/or lesson procedure video(s), BSL PRO Lesson procedures (PDF) for human lessons*, and graph template files (*.gtl) for BSL PRO Lessons. If more than one .gtl is available, download the .gtl with the _suffix to match BSL version and hardware.

Lesson Hardware

This lesson requires a Biopac Student Lab (BSL) System and the following hardware. If your BSL System does not include all hardware items, expand your system by selecting required items below. For more details, review the Lesson: L# BSL Lessons - see the Lab Manual or launch BSL; A# and H# BSL PRO Lessons, click the PDF link above to review full setup, recording, and analysis procedures.

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SS2LBLead set, shielded, BSLAdd to Cart
EL503Disp. Gen-purp electrode 100/pkAdd to Cart
GEL1Electrode gel 50 gAdd to Cart
ELPADAbrasive Pads 10/pkAdd to Cart
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