Tag Archives: Interpretation

New Podcast: Discussing Smartphone HRV Apps

I recently had a chance to sit down and discuss all things HRV monitoring with James Darley of the Historic Performance Podcast. There’s also a number of great interviews in the podcast archives worth checking out. Topics discussed: Background Physiological … Continue reading

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Interpreting HRV Trends in Athletes: High Isn’t Always Good and Low Isn’t Always Bad

This article was written for the FreelapUSA site. The intro is posted below. You can follow the link for the full article. Thanks to Christopher Glaeser from Freelap for inviting my contribution as I’ve found this site to be a great … Continue reading

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HRV Monitoring Interview

Here’s a recent interview I had the pleasure of doing with Chris Beardsley of the Strength and Conditioning Research site: http://www.strengthandconditioningresearch.com/2014/11/18/andrew-flatt-hrv/ We go over; What HRV is and why we measure it Practical and valid recording methodology as it pertains … Continue reading

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Trend Analysis: Importance of Context

It’s pretty well documented that regular aerobic exercise can result in an increase in resting HRV. Generally, you can expect no change or even a slight increase in HRV the day following low to moderate intensity aerobic exercise. However, with … Continue reading

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HRV: Means and Variation

At this point, most of you are aware that a single HRV (lnRMSSD) score taken in isolation does not necessarily imply or reflect an acute change in performance, fatigue, recovery, etc (though it may sometimes). Here’s why: Below are two … Continue reading

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