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Introduction to Heart Rate Variability

Focus: Physiotherapy, Physical Education, Nursing, Medicine, and Biology


In this six-hour course, the students will learn the history and concept of heart rate variability (HRV). In addition, the clinical interpretation of HRV measures mostly used in cardiac autonomic control assessment will be presented, and their clinical application will be discussed and illustrated using scientific articles related to this topic.


Tiago Peçanha (Universidade de São Paulo) (Opens in new window)

Lilian Pinto da Silva (UFJF)

Language: english

Courseload: 6 hours

Date&Time: 12th-14th, 6-8 pm (Brasilia time zone)

Target: undergraduate and graduate

Spots available: 20 (previously 12; increase agreed to by the professors)