Title

Revisiting Heart Rate Target Zones Through the Lens of Wearable Technology

Department

Health Promotion

Document Type

Article

Publication Source

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal. May/June 2019, Volume 23, Issue 3, Page 21-26.

Publication Date

2019-5

Abstract

Apply It!: By reading this article, the health and fitness professional will understand how heart rate can be used to monitor exercise intensity, be given examples of some of the different heart rate zones that are promoted by different fitness technologies, and understand some of the limitations of technologies for measuring and monitoring heart rate.

Keywords

exercise, heart rate, heart rate monitors, intensity, technology

DOI

10.1249/FIT.0000000000000477

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