Tag Archives: iThlete

4 Months of HRV, sRPE, Tap Test and Sleep score: Charts, Tables and Analysis

Since about mid-September of 2012 I started using a CNS Tap Test to see if it provided any indication of training fatigue or if it correlated with my HRV. In addition to tracking my tap test and HRV, I’ve also documented … Continue reading

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Reflections, Thoughts & Some HRV Data Analysis from 2 Athletes

This week Carl Valle had a great article posted on Mladen’s site here. It’s definitely worth the read if you train athletes. This article inspired me to reflect on where HRV fits in to training, for whom it may work … Continue reading

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Recent HRV trend analysis and a new collaboration

As I try and further my understanding of the seeming incomprehensible autonomic nervous system I try to simplify the role HRV may play in monitoring athletes. There is one main issue I’m having; I don’t yet fully grasp the ANS … Continue reading

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HRV Measurement Position Article

Recently an article of mine regarding standing vs. supine HRV measurement was posted here. The article includes; A brief discussion of autonomic control of heart rate during supine rest and in response to orthostasis (standing) A summary of some research … Continue reading

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Psychological Considerations With HRV Monitoring

When I first started recording HRV measurements in August of 2011 I didn’t really know what to expect. I had no strategy for how I was going to interpret the data or put it to use practically. Other than reading … Continue reading

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All about the ithlete HRV device

Today I’d like to provide some more information on the ithlete device. I will be linking back to previous posts to spare myself from re-writing things I’ve already covered. The FAQ section on the ithlete website provides very thorough responses … Continue reading

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