Stress and Heart Rate Variability

Prashant Suryanarayanan, Dinesh Kant Kumar

Abstract

Do people get accustomed to stress? Do people react differently to a stressful environment when they have experienced the situation earlier? This paper reports research to determine whether the above is a myth. It reports the measurement of heart rate variability (HRV) of people when subjected to controlled stress conditions and these conditions are repeated over different days. The results indicate that while there is a large variability between different participants, there is a consistent reduction in the heart rate variability from the first experience of the stress condition to the subsequent applications of similar stress conditions.

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Suryanarayanan P. and Kant Kumar D. (2005). Stress and Heart Rate Variability . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005) ISBN 972-8865-35-X, pages 68-77. DOI: 10.5220/0001194000680077


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@conference{bpc05,
author={Prashant Suryanarayanan and Dinesh Kant Kumar},
title={Stress and Heart Rate Variability},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={68-77},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001194000680077},
isbn={972-8865-35-X},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005)
TI - Stress and Heart Rate Variability
SN - 972-8865-35-X
AU - Suryanarayanan P.
AU - Kant Kumar D.
PY - 2005
SP - 68
EP - 77
DO - 10.5220/0001194000680077