Heart Rate Is a Better Predictor of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Than Heart Rate Variability in Overweight/Obese Children: The ActiveBrains Project

Cardiac autonomic function can be quantified through mean heart rate (HR) or heart rate variability (HRV). Numerous studies have supported the utility of different HRV parameters as indicators of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF). However, HR has recently shown to be a stronger predictor of CRF than H...

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Main Authors: Abel Plaza-Florido, Jairo H. Migueles, Jose Mora-Gonzalez, Pablo Molina-Garcia, Maria Rodriguez-Ayllon, Cristina Cadenas-Sanchez, Irene Esteban-Cornejo, Patricio Solis-Urra, Carlos de Teresa, Ángel Gutiérrez, Nathalie Michels, Jerzy Sacha, Francisco B. Ortega
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-05-01
Series:Frontiers in Physiology
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphys.2019.00510/full