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​The following articles provide discussions and insights related to heart rate and heart rate variability as indicators of cardiac health and fitness (PubMed source)


Catharina C. Grant1*, Carien Murray1, Dina C. Janse van Rensburg1 and Lizelle Fletcher2.Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial.Cheema BS, Houridis A, Busch L, Raschke-Cheema V, Melville GW, Marshall PW, Chang D, Machliss B, Lonsdale C, Bowman J, Colagiuri B.BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Apr 10;13:82. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-82.

Training adaptation and heart rate variability in elite endurance athletes: opening the door to effective monitoring.Plews DJ, Laursen PB, Stanley J, Kilding AE, Buchheit M.Sports Med. 2013 Sep;43(9):773-81. doi: 10.1007/s40279-013-0071-8.

The relation of aerobic fitness to cognitive control and heart rate variability: A neurovisceral integration study.Alderman BL, Olson RL.Biol Psychol. 2014 Feb 19. pii: S0301-0511(14)00046-5. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2014.02.007. [Epub ahead of print]

​A comparison between heart rate and heart rate variability as indicators of cardiac health and fitness.Grant CC, Murray C, Janse van Rensburg DC, Fletcher L.Front Physiol. 2013 Nov 20;4:337. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00337. eCollection 2013.

​A comparison of methods for quantifying training load: relationships between modelled and actual training responses.Wallace LK, Slattery KM, Coutts AJ.Eur J Appl Physiol. 2014 Jan;114(1):11-20. doi: 10.1007/s00421-013-2745-1. Epub 2013 Oct 9.

​Longitudinal changes in cardiac autonomic function and aerobic fitness indices in endurance runners: A case study with a high-level team.Da Silva DF, Verri SM, Nakamura FY, Machado FA.Eur J Sport Sci. 2013 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Interest of analyses of heart rate variability in the prevention of fatigue states in senior runners.Leti T, Bricout VA.Auton Neurosci. 2013 Jan;173(1-2):14-21. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2012.10.007. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

​Interaction between age and aerobic fitness in determining heart rate dynamics.McNarry MA, Lewis MJ.Physiol Meas. 2012 Jun;33(6):901-14. doi: 10.1088/0967-3334/33/6/901. Epub 2012 May 3.

Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial.Cheema BS, Houridis A, Busch L, Raschke-Cheema V, Melville GW, Marshall PW, Chang D, Machliss B, Lonsdale C, Bowman J, Colagiuri B.BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Apr 10;13:82. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-82.

Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: a randomized controlled trial.Cheema BS, Marshall PW, Chang D, Colagiuri B, Machliss B.BMC Public Health. 2011 Jul 20;11:578. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-578.

​Yoga Nidra relaxation increases heart rate variability and is unaffected by a prior bout of Hatha yoga.Markil N, Whitehurst M, Jacobs PL, Zoeller RF.​J Altern Complement Med. 2012 Oct;18(10):953-8. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0331. Epub 2012 Aug 6.

Effects of Hatha yoga on stress in middle-aged women.Huang FJ, Chien DK, Chung UL.J Nurs Res. 2013 Mar;21(1):59-66. doi: 10.1097/jnr.0b013e3182829d6d.

Effective and viable mind-body stress reduction in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial.Wolever RQ, Bobinet KJ, McCabe K, Mackenzie ER, Fekete E, Kusnick CA, Baime M.J Occup Health Psychol. 2012 Apr;17(2):246-58. doi: 10.1037/a0027278. Epub 2012 Feb 20.

Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: a randomized controlled trial.Cheema BS, Marshall PW, Chang D, Colagiuri B, Machliss B.BMC Public Health. 2011 Jul 20;11:578. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-578.