Clinical Research in Cardiology

, Volume 108, Issue 12, pp 1408–1409 | Cite as

The role of heart rate in the assessment of cardiac autonomic modulation with heart rate variability

  • Abel Plaza-FloridoEmail author
  • Jairo H. Migueles
  • Jerzy Sacha
  • Francisco B. Ortega
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The project was funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Reference DEP2013-47540 and DEP2016-79512-R). AP-F and JHM are supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport (FPU 16/02760, FPU15/02645; respectively). Additional support was obtained from Unit of Excellence on Exercise and Health (UCEES) and EXERNET Research Network on Exercise and Health in Special Populations (DEP2005-00046/ACTI). This study has been partially funded by the University of Granada, Plan Propio de Investigación 2016, Excellence actions: Units of Excellence; Unit of Excellence on Exercise and Health (UCEES), and by the Junta de Andalucía, Consejería de Conocimiento, Investigación y Universidades and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), ref.SOMM17/6107/UGR. This work is part of a Ph.D. thesis conducted in the Biomedicine Doctoral Studies of the University of Granada, Spain.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PROFITH “PROmoting FITness and Health Through Physical Activity” Research Group, Department of Physical and Sports Education, Faculty of Sport SciencesUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain
  2. 2.Faculty of Physical Education and PhysiotherapyOpole University of TechnologyOpolePoland
  3. 3.Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital, University of OpoleOpolePoland
  4. 4.Department of Biosciences and NutritionKarolinska InstitutetHuddingeSweden

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