HEART RATES AND BREATHING
Srouffe, L. A. (1971). Effects of depth and rate of breathing on heart rate and heart rate variability. Psychophysiology, 8, 648-655.
Implication. It is possible to exert some control over heart rate. Deep breathing at the end of physical work could interfere with truly representative heart rates. The factors listed above are just some of the variables that decrease the reliability of heart rates as indices of work levels.
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