HRV CLINICAL GUIDE
A 58-page introduction to Heart Rate Variability. The first section of this 4-part
guide answers the question "What is Heart Rate Variability” and explains its importance in physical and emotional health.
The authors also describe promising applications for treating several common disorder
s. Par t I I “HRV: Anatomy and Physiology” describes the relevant
anatomy and physiology of respiration and cardiovascular function. Hear rate variability
is defined physiologically and the authors review the physiological objectives
of training. Part III “ Instrumentation” describes the Thought Technology
Ltd. biofeedback hardware and software and reviews the steps necessary to run
an HRV assessment or training session. Part IV “HRV Biofeedback Training”
introduces the automated assessment script, training screens, and review screens. This section
addresses the question: “What are we training in HRV biofeedback?”
The authors discuss the phases and strategies of assessment and training, via
discussion of the Infiniti software.