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Oxygen and energy consumption, the basic calculations

  • Estimating oxygen consumption from heart rate and heart rate variability without individual calibration. Smolander et al. 2011. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. Download abstract.
  • Validation of Heart Rate Monitor-Based Predictions of Oxygen Uptake and Energy Expenditure. Montgomery et al. 2009. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Download.
  • A new heart rate variability-based method for the estimation of oxygen consumption without individual laboratory calibration: Application example on postal workers. Smolander at al. 2007. Download.
  • A Novel Method for Using Heart Rate Variability Data for Estimation of Oxygen Consumption and Energy Expenditure: A Validation. Smolander et al. 2007. ECSS congress. Abstract. Download.
  • Neural Networks for Heart Rate Time Series Analysis. Dissertation. Saalasti 2003. Download.
  • Suunto t6 – A Reliable and Accurate Measuring Instrument for Performance Diagnostics and Training Control. Wünsch et al. university of Bayeroit 2006 report. Download.
  • Suunto t6 –ein zuverlässiges und genaues Messgerät zur Leistungsdiagnostik und Trainingssteuerung? Untersuchung zur Validität und Reliabilität anhand von Labortests auf dem Fahrradergometer und Feldtests. Wünsch et al. 2006. Download report. Download poster.
  • Examination of Suunto t6 regarding Validity and Reliability. Wünsch et al.2005. Download.
  • Energy expenditure can be accurately estimated from HR without individual laboratory calibration. Pulkkinen et al. 2005. ACSM congress poster. Download.
  • On- and Off Dynamics and Respiration Rate Enhance the Accuracy of Heart Rate Based VO2 Estimation. Pulkkinen et al. 2004. ACSM congress poster. Download.
  • Artefact Correction for Heart Beat Interval Data. Saalasti et al. 2004. Pro Bisi Meeting. Download.
  • VO2 Estimation Method Based on Heart rate Measurement. Firstbeat white paper. Download.
  • An Energy Expenditure Estimation Method Based on Heart Rate Measurement. Firstbeat white paper. Download.

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EPOC, athlete training and recovery

  • Objectively measured physical activity in Finnish employees: a cross-sectional study. Kujala et al. 2014. BMJ Open. Download.
  • Exercise for fitness does not decrease the muscular inactivity time during normal daily life. Finni et al. 2014. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. Download.
  • Heart Rate Variability and Acute Mountain Sickness During the Acclimitization Period of Altitude Training Camp in Elite Ewimmers. Calderón-Soto et al. 2012. XXXII Worlds Congress of Sports Medicine, congress poster, 27-30 September, Roma, Italy. Download.
  • Nocturnal Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability Based Training Load Monitoring, a Case Study of an Elite Junior XC Skier During a Glacier Training Camp. Mikkola et al. 2012. 2nd International Congress on Science and Nordic Skiing, 28-31 May, Vuokatti, Finland. Download.
  • Pre-Prediction of EPOC: A Tool for Monitoring Fatigue Accumulation During Exercise? Rusko et al. 2003. ACSM congress poster. Download.
  • Influence of Increased Duration or Intensity on Training Load as evaluated by EPOC and TRIMPS. Rusko 2004. ACSM congress presentation. Download.
  • Physical loading, stress and recovery in a youth soccer tournament. Luhtanen et al. 2007. VIth congress on science in football. Abstract. Download.
  • Heart Rate and Match Analysis of Finnish Junior Football Players. Vänttinen et al. 2007. VIth congress on science in football. Poster. Download.
  • An Evaluation of Physical Loading, Recovery and Stress in Youth Soccer. Häyrinen et al. 2007. Science for Success II congress. Poster. Download.
  • Practical Experiences From Measuring Exercise Intensity and Recovery State with Heart Rate Monitoring in Team Sport. Vänttinen et al. 2007. International Symposium Computer Science in Sport. Poster. Download.
  • Effects of training on cardiac autonomic modulation during night sleep in cross country skiing. Hynynen et al. 2006. International Congress of Science and Nordic skiing. Download presentation. Download abstract.
  • Wrestling argument IV: Jet-Lag. Vänttinen et al. 2007. Science for Success II congress. Poster. Download.
  • Cardiorespiratory and local tissue oxygenation responses to incremental exercise in type 1 diabetic patients and healthy controls. Pullinen, Katri 2010. Master’s Thesis, University of Jyväskylä. Download.
  • Indirect EPOC Prediction Method Based on Heart Rate Measurement. Firstbeat white paper. Download.
  • EPOC Based Training Effect Assessment. Firstbeat white paper. Download.

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 Stress and recovery

  • Heart rate variability and phantom pain in male amputees: Application of linear and nonlinear methods. Sarabia Cachadina et al. 2014. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. Download.
  • Associations of physical activity, fitness, and body composition with heart rate variability-based indicators of stress and recovery on workdays: a cross-sectional study. Teisala et al. 2014. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology. Download.
  • Effects of daily intake of yoghurt enriched with bioactive components on chronic stress responses: a double-blinded randomized controlled trial. Jaatinen et al. 2014. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. Download abstract.
  • Changes in physical activity and heart rate variability in chronic neck–shoulder pain: monitoring during work and leisure time. Hallman et al. 2013. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. Download.
  • Effects of exercise intensity and duration on nocturnal heart rate variability and sleep quality. Myllymäki et al. 2012. Eur J Appl Physiol 112(3): 801-809. Download abstract.
  • Heart rate variability related to effort at work. Uusitalo et al. 2011. Applied Ergonomics. Download abstract.
  • Effects of vigorous late-night exercise on sleep quality and cardiac autonomic activity. Myllymäki et al. 2010. Journal of Sleep Research. Download.
  • Vigorous late-night exercise affects cardiac autonomic control during sleep but not objective or subjective sleep quality in physically fit young adults. Myllymäki et al. 2009. ECSS congress. Abstract. Download.
  • Effects of Vigorous Late-night Exercise on Cardiac Autonomic Control and Sleep Quality. Myllymäki et al. 2008. ECSS congress. Poster. Download.
  • The Associations between Physiological Recovery Indicators during Sleep and Self-Reported Work Stressors. Rönkä et al. 2006. Nordic Ergonomics Society congress. Abstract. Download.
  • Stress and relaxation during sleep and awake time, and their associations with free salivary cortisol after awakening. Rusko et al. 2006. Nordic Ergonomics Society congress. Abstract. Download.
  • Stress and relaxation based on heart rate variability: Associations with self-reported mental strain and differences between waking hours and sleep. Kinnunen et al. 2006. Nordic Ergonomics Society congress. Abstract. Download.
  • Associations of Phychological Self-Assesments and Heart Rate Variability in Long Term Measurements at Home. Antila et al. 2005. European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference. Download abstract. Download report.
  • The Associations between Self-Rated Affective Well-Being and Physiological Indicators of Stress and Relaxation among Cleaning Staff. Feldt et al. 2007. European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology. Download poster.
  • Heart Rate Based Recovery Analysis for Athletic Training. Firstbeat white paper. Download.

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Firstbeat Academy: Master & Bachelor degree publications

Recommended Masters and Bachelors degree publications. Mainly finnish, several english abstracts are available.

  • Granqvist, K. (2013). Well-being technology as a part of lifestyle guidance - Experiences of people participating in weight control group. In Finnish: Hyvinvointiteknologia osana elämäntapaohjausta - Painonhallintaryhmään osallistuneiden kokemukset. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree Programme in Physiotherapy, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Download.
  • Helin, S-T. (2013) The association between stress, recovery, and work engagement among Finnish business managers. In Finnish: Sykkeestä työkalu johtamiseen – yrityksen avainhenkilöiden työn imu, stressi ja palautuminen työpäivän aikana. Master's Thesis. Turku School of Economics, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Kauppinen, R-L. & Kivinummi, N. (2013) Childbirth - Woman's marathon? A case study on the physical strain and stress reactions during labour as  measured by a heart-rate variability-based analysis. In Finnish: Synnytys - naisen maraton? Tapaustutkimus synnytyksen aikaisesta fyysisestä kuormituksesta ja stressireaktioista sydämen sykevälivaihteluun perustuvan analyysin avulla mitattuna. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree Programme in Physiotherapy, Jamk University of Applies Sciences, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Kautto, S. (2012). Recovery from Field Training: Observing Stress and Recovery Before and After Field Training. In Finnish: Maastoharjoituksesta palautuminen: Erikoisrajajääkärikomppanian varusmiesten sykemuuttujien havainnointi ennen maastoharjoitusta ja harjoituksen jälkeen. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health care and Nursing, Helsinki, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Kirjavainen, J. (2012). Elderly Firefighters' Physical Stress During a Simulated Rescue Exercise and Subsequent Recovery. In Finnish: Ikääntyvien palomiesten kuormittuminen savusukellustestiradan aikana sekä kuormituksesta palautuminen. Master's Thesis in Exercise medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of eastern Finland, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Latvala, S. & Turpeenniemi, J. (2012). Fourth grader is worried about exams and homework - Ele-mentary school pupil’s well-being and its measurement. In Finnish: Neljäsluokkalaista huolestuttaa kokeet ja läksyt - Alakoululaisen hyvinvointi ja sen mittaaminen. Master's Thesis in Education, Teacher's training programme, University of Lapland, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Wennman, H. (2012). Habitual physical activity and heart rate variability in 12-year old children. In Finnish: Tavanomainen fyysinen aktiivisuus ja sykevälivaihtelu 12-vuotiailla lapsilla. Master's Thesis in Exercise Physiology, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Aatsinki, S. (2011). Well-being travelling like Salla's model: a case study of Well-being Coaching Project's Product's Development Process. In Finnish: Työhyvinvointimatkailua Sallan malliin: tapaustutkimus Hyvinvointivalmennus-hankkeen tuotekehitysprosessista. Master's Thesis in Tourism, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland, Finland. Download.
  • Aro, O., Gustafsson, E. & Karjalanen, P. (2011). Reliability in 24h Heart Rate Variability Measurement with Textile Heart Rate Monitoring Belt. In Finnish: Tekstiilipannan luotettavuuden ja käytettävyyden arviointi 24 tunnin sykevälimittauksessa. Bachelor’s Thesis in Physiotherapy, University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Brenner, K., Korhonen, A-V. & Laakso, N. (2011). Estimation of a Firstbeat-Fitness Test's Reliability. In Finnish: Sykevälivaihteluun perustuvat kuntotestin luotettavuuden arviointi. bachelor's Thesis in Physiotherapy, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Kari, T. (2011) Sports technology as the instructor and motivator of competing orienteer. In Finnish: Liikuntateknologia kilpasuunnistajan harjoittelun ohjaajana ja motivaattorina. Master’s Thesis in Information Systems Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Paananen, A, Pura, A & Reppanen, K. (2011). The validity of a new heart rate variability based fitness test and a 2-km- walking-test in estimating maximal oxygen uptake. In Finnish: Hapenottokyvyn arviointimenetelmien vertailu - Uuden sykevälivaihteluun perustuvan testin ja UKK-kävelytestin validiteetti. Bachelor's Thesis in Physiotherapy, University of Applied Sciences, Turku, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Poikela, S-M. & Rissanen, R. (2011). Relax sometimes. In Finnish: Ota välillä rennosti. Bachelor's Thesis in Physiotherapy, School of Health Care and Sports, Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Repola, J. & Salminen, R. (2011). Relation of combined strength and endurance training to physical capacity and health of young women. In Finnish: Yhdistetyn voima- ja kestävyysharjoittelun yhteydet nuorten naisten fyysiseen suorituskykyyn ja terveyteen. Mater's Thesis. Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Science, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.  English abstract.
  • Romppainen, T. (2011) After the march of active and passive recovery
    effect on heart rate variability and blood lactate variables. In Finnish: Marssin jälkeisen aktiivisen ja passiivisen palautumisen vaikutus sykevälimuuttujiin ja veren laktaattiin. Master's Thesis in Exercise Physiology, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Salomaa, A. (2011) Working community's recreation afternoon's effect on heart rate variability method
    measured stress level. In Finnish: Työyhteisön virkistysiltapäivän vaikutus sykevälivaihtelumenetelmällä
    mitattuun stressitasoon. Master's Thesis in Biomechanics, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Tyrväinen, j. (2011). Physical strain and load recovery of the work in VR’s Pieksämäki workshop - A measure of first Beat Welfare Analysis. In Finnish: Työn fyysinen kuormittavuus ja palautuminen VR osakeyhtiön Pieksämäen konepajalla - Mittarina Firstbeat Hyvinvointianalyysi. Bachelor’s Thesis in Physiotherapy, Mikkeli University of Applied Scences, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Ala-Poikela, H. (2010). Well-being - as a term and promoted. In Finnish: Hyvinvointi - Käsitteenä ja edistämisen kohteena. Bachelor’s Thesis in Rehabilitation science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland, Finland. Download.
  • Jalkanen, J. & Oravisjärvi, R. (2010). The benefits and experiences of Firstbeat-Analysis in customer guidance of public health nurse in Salla. In Finnish: Firstbeat-hyvinvointianalyysin hyödyt ja käyttökokemukset terveydenhoitajan ohjaustyössä Sallassa. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in Nursing and Health Care. School of Health Care and Sports, Rovaniemi, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Katainen, R. & Laitinen, E. (2010). Boosting your endurance by spinning? - A study on the endurance features of spinning. In Finnish: Spinningillä kestävyyskuntoon? - Tutkimus yksittäisten spinning-tuntien perus- ja vauhtikestävyysominaisuuksista. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in Physiotherapy, Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.  English abstract.
  • Koivisto, J. (2010). With Firstbeat analysis towards lifestyle change. In Finnish: Hyvinvointianalyysillä kohti elämäntapamuutosta.Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in nursing and health care. School of Health Care and Sports, Rovaniemi, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Syväoja, H. (2010). Effects of exercise intensity of recovery of the autonomic nervous system immediately after exercise and during sleep, and on subjective and objective sleepn quality. Master's Thesis in Exercise Physiology, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Tuominen, S. (2010) Positive and negative competition mood impact on the autonomic nervous system responses and the success of the dance competition. In Finnish: Positiivisen ja negatiivisen kilpailumielialan vaikutus autonomisen hermoston vasteisiin ja onnistumiseen kilpatanssissa.Master's Thesis in Science of coaching and fitness testing, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Koskinen, S. & Lehosmaa, J. (2009). Follow-up study of recovery after maximum strength training using heart beat signal analysis method. In Finnish: Maksimivoimaharjoittelun jälkeisen palautumisen seuranta sykevälianalyysimenetelmällä. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in Physiotherapy, Jyväskylä, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Kääriäinen, R. & Ranta-Maunus Ville. (2009). Paintball as an physical exercise. In Finnish: Paintball liikuntalajina. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in Physiotherapy, Jyväskylä, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Lehto, H. (2009). The relationship between endurance capacity, game performance and estimated accumulation of fatigue in young football players. In Finnish: Kestävyyden, pelisuoriutumisen ja arvioidun väsymyksen kerääntymisen suhde nuorilla jalkapalloilijoilla. Master’s thesis in Science of Sport Coaching and Fitness Testing, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Hänninen, M. (2008). Goalkeeper’s anticipatory organization during the penalty kick in soccer. In Finnish: Maalivahdin ennakoiva toiminta jalkapallon rangaistuslaukauksen aikana. Master's Thesis in Sports Technology, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Vuokatti, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Kolari, H. & Mäkelä, P. (2008). Description of the Workload of Sports Instructors. In Finnish: Kuvaus liikunnanohjaajan työn kuormittavuudesta. Bachelor's Thesis in Physiotherapy, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Mäki, M. (2008). The effects of altitude training on swimmers performance and training condition. In Finnish: Korkeanpaikanharjoittelun vaikutuksen uimarin suorituskykyyn sekä harjoitustilaan. Bachelor's Thesis, Coaching, Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management, University of Apllied Sciences, Vierumäki, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Perälä, H. (2008). An extraordinary morning training session impact on night time heart rate variability in girl footballers. In Finnish: Ylimääräisen aamuharjoituksen vaikutus yöaikaiseen sykevälivaihteluun tyttöjalkapalloilijoilla. Master's Thesis in Biomechanics, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Ajoviita, M. (2007). Measurement of physical activity using accelorometry and heart beat analysis. In Finnish: Fyysisen aktiivisuuden määrittäminen kiihtyvyysanturilla ja sykeanalyysimenetelmällä. Master's Thesis. Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.http://thesis.jyu.fi/07/URN_NBN_fi_jyu-2007265.pdf
  • Heinonen, R. (2007). Applicability of heart rate variability analysis to assessment of stress and recovery during work. In Finnish: Sykevälivaihteluanalyysin soveltuvuus rentoutumisen ja työn kuormittavuuden arviointiin. Master's Thesis. Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland http://thesis.jyu.fi/07/URN_NBN_fi_jyu-2007325.pdf
  • Laasonen, L. & Niemi, K. (2007). Smoothly smaller - The energy expenditure and total work load of overweight test persons during a 40 minute deep water running and shallow water exercise. In Finnish: Sulavasti sulatellen - Ylipainoisten henkilöiden energiankulutus ja kuormitusvasteet 40 minuutin vesijuoksun ja vesijumpan aikana. Bachelor's Thesis. Degree programme in Physiotherapy, Jyväskylä, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Lassila, M. (2007). Aerobic Fitness of Heavy Traffic Drivers, Loading and Recovery at Work. In Finnish: Raskaan liikenteen kuljettajien aerobinen kunto, työssä kuormittuminen ja palautuminen. Master´s Thesis in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Department pf Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download. English abstract.
  • Myllymäki, T. (2007). Heart rate variability -based recovery during sleep compared to movement analysis, subjective ratings and cortisol awakening responses. Master's Thesis. Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.http://thesis.jyu.fi/07/URN_NBN_fi_jyu-2007316.pdf
  • Rönkä, T. (2007). The associations of sleep duration and sleep quality to the self-reported stress during the following working day. Licentiate thesis. Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • Valkama, T. (2007). Heart rate variability as an indicator of hockey season's stress. In Finnish: Sykevaihtelu jääkiekkoilijan pelikauden aikaisen kuormittuneisuuden ilmentäjänä. Bachelor's Thesis in Exercise Physiology, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Download.
  • Hämäläinen, N. & Kalli, T. (2006). The connection between winter swimming and recovery from work-related stress. In Finnish: Saunan ja avantouinnin yhteydet työperäisestä stressistä palautumiseen. Bachelor's thesis. Degree programme in Physiotherapy. Pirkanmaa Polytechnic, Tampere, Finland.
  • Leo, P., Mäkelä, M. & Rajaniemi, M. (2006). The effects of various formatting methods for the Suunto t6 wristop computer on the behavior of EPOC in different areas of endurance training: In finnish: Suunto t6 -rannetietokoneen alustamiseen käytettyjen menetelmien vaikutus EPOC:n käyttäytymiseen kestävyysharjoittelun eri osa-alueilla. Bachelors Thesis. Pirkanmaa Polytechnic. Degree Programme in Physiotherapy.
  • Leo, P., Mäkelä, M. & Rajaniemi, M. (2006). The effects of various formatting methods for the Suunto t6 wristop computer on the behavior of EPOC in different areas of endurance training: In Finnish: Suunto t6 -rannetietokoneen alustamiseen käytettyjen menetelmien vaikutus EPOC:n käyttäytymiseen kestävyysharjoittelun eri osa-alueilla. Bachelors Thesis. Degree Programme in Physiotherapy. Pirkanmaa Polytechnic, Tampere, Finland.
  • Salomaa, P. (2005). Use of physiological measurements in promotion of well–being at work with special reference to analysis of heart rate, sleep and nutrition. In finnish: Fysiologisten mittausten käyttö työhyvinvoinnin edistämisessä. Syke–, uni– ja ravitsemusanalyysin arviointia. Bachelors Thesis. Satakunta Polytechnic, Pori, Finland.
  • Salpakoski, A. (2005). Effect of water temperature on blood pressure and heart rate variability in hypertensive and healthy persons. In finnish: Veden lämpötilan vaikutus verenpaineeseen ja sykevariaatioon verenpainepotilailla sekä terveillä ihmisillä. Masters thesis, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.https://jyx.jyu.fi/dspace/handle/123456789/7188
  • Seppänen, M. (2005). Effect of increased velocity and duration of running on training load as evaluated by EPOC. In Finnish: Nopeuden ja keston vaikutukset tasavauhtisten juoksuharjoitusten kuormittavuuteen. Master's Thesis. Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.https://jyx.jyu.fi/dspace/handle/123456789/9241
  • Kotisaari, J. 2004. Heart rate based biofeedback for better means and motivation to promote heath and well-being. In Finnish: Työntekijöiden kokemuksia sykkeen perusteella annetusta biopalautteesta ja merkityksestä terveys- ja liikuntakäyttäyty-miseen. Master's Thesis. Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.http://selene.lib.jyu.fi:8080/gradu/v04/G0000669.pdf.  English abstract.   
  • Hurmelinna, H. (2003). The validity of heart beat based method on worksite stress monitoring. In Finnish: Sykemittauksen validiteetti työpaikalla tapahtuvassa päivittäisessä stressimittauksessa. Master's Thesis. Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. http://selene.lib.jyu.fi:8080/gradu/h/hanhurme.pdf
  • Pulkkinen, A. (2003). The accuracy of new heart rate based methods to estimate oxygen consumption. Master's Thesis. Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. In Finnish: Uusien sykkeeseen perustuvien hapenkulutuksen arviointimenetelmien tarkkuus. http://selene.lib.jyu.fi:8080/gradu/v03/G0000306.pdf

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Selected publications

Heart rate variability as a method

Vanderlei, L., Pastre, C., Hoshi, R., Carvalho, T. & Godoy, M. (2009). Basic notions of heart rate variability and its clinical applicability. Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular. Download.

Acharya, U., Joseph, K., Kannathal, N., Lim, C. & Suri, J. (2006). Heart rate variability: a review. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing. Download.

Sztajzel, J. (2004). Heart rate variability: a noninvasive electrocardiographic method to measure the autonomic nervous system. Swiss Medical Weekly. Download.

Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology. (1996). Heart rate variability. Standards of measurement, physiological interpretation, and clinical use. Eur Heart J 17(3):354-381 and Circulation 93(5):1043-1065. Download.

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Heart rate variability and work stress

Chandola, T., Heraclides, A. & Kumari, M. (2010). Psychophysiological biomarkers of workplace stressors. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 35 (1): 51-57.

Looser, R.R., Metzenthin, P., Helfricht, S., Kudielka, B.M., Loerbroks, A., Thayer, J.F. & Fischer, J.E. (2010). Cortisol is significantly correlated with cardiovascular responses during high levels of stress in critival vare personnel. Psychosomatic medicine 72: 281-289.

Thayer, J.F., Verkuil, B., Brosschot, J.F., Kampschroer, B.A., West, A., Sterling, C., Christie, I.C., Abernethy, D., Sollers, J.J., Cizza, G., Marques, A.H. & Sternberg, E.M. (2010). Effects of physical work environment on physiological measures of stress. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17 (4): 431-439.

Collins, S.M., Karasek, R.A. & Costas, K. (2005). Job strain and autonomic indices of cardiovascular disease risk. American journal of industrial medicine 48: 182-193.

Hanson, E.K.S., Godaert, G.L.R., Maas, C.J.M. & Meijman, T.F. (2000). vagal carbiac control throughout the day: the relative importance of effort-reward imbalance and within-day measurements of mood, demand and statisfaction. Biological Psychology 56:23-44.

Vrijkotte, T.G.M., van Doornen, L.J.P. & de Geus, E.J.C. (2000). Effects of work stress on ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and heart rate variability. Hypertension 35: 880-886.

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Dissertations

Hynynen, E (2011). Heart rate variability in chronic and acute stress: with special reference to nocturnal sleep and acute challenges after awakening. Academic dissertation. University of Jyväskylä, Finland. http://dissertations.jyu.fi/studsport/9789513942076.pdf

Martinmäki, K (2009).Transient changes in heart rate variability in response to orthostatic task, endurance exersice and training : with special reference to autonomic blockades and time-frequency analysis. Academic dissertation. University of Jyväskylä, Finland. http://jyx.jyu.fi/dspace/bitstream/handle/123456789/20055/9789513935566.pdf?sequence=1

Saalasti, S. (2003). Neural networks for heart rate time series analysis. Academic Dissertation. Department of Mathematical Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.http://selene.lib.jyu.fi:8080/vaitos/studies/studcomp/951391707X.pdf

Kettunen, J. (1999). Methodological and empirical advances in the quantitative analysis of spontaneous responses in psychophysiological time series. Academic dissertation. University of Helsinki.https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/19853

Uusitalo, A. (1998). Ability of non-invasive and invasive methods of autonomic function measurements and stress hormones to indicate endurance training-induced stress. University of Tampere, Finland.

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Peer reviewed articles

Vesterinen, V., Häkkinen, K., Hynynen, E., Mikkola, J., Hokka, L. & Nummela, A. (2011). Heart rate variability in prediction of individual adaptation to endurance training in recreational endurance runners. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. Download.

Myllymäki, T. Myöhäisillan rasittavan liikunnan vaikutukset sydämen autonomiseen säätelyyn ja unen laatuun. (2008). XII Liikuntatieteiden päivät. 4.6.2008, Jyväskylä, Suomi.

Kinnunen, M-L. & Feldt, T. (2008). Työperäistä kuormittumisesta on syytä seurata. Liikunta ja Tiede.

Pärkkä, J., Merilahti, J., Mattila, E., Malm, E., Antila, K., Tuomisto, M., Saarinen, A., van Gils, M. & Korhonen, I. (2008). Relationship of psychological and physiological variables on long-term self-monitored data during work ability rehabilitation program. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 2008 Oct; [Epub ahead of print].

Feldt, T., Kinnunen, U., Rönkä, T., Kinnunen, M-L., & Rusko, H. (2007). Työkuormituksesta palautuminen ja sen mittaaminen: psykologinen ja fysiologinen näkökulma. Teoksessa A. Aro, T. Feldt, & V. Ruohomäki (toim.), TOP 1: Puheenvuoroja työ- ja organisaatiopsykologiasta, s.52-75. Helsinki: Edita.

Hoffman, T., Juuti, T., Kinnunen, M.-L., Rusko, H. (2007). Comparison of heartbeat and movement -based methods to evaluate daily physical activity during occupational rehabilitation courses. 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. July 11-14, 2007, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Häyrinen, M., Hynynen, E., Nummela, A., Savikko, H., Silander, J., Hakala, L., Berruto, M., Tolonen, T. & Honkanen, P. (2007). Development of methods to assess training load and recovery from training in volleyball and basketball. In Finnish: Kuormittumisen ja palautumisen seurantajärjestelmän kehittäminen lento- ja koripallossa.http://www.kihu.fi/tuotostiedostot/julkinen/julkaisusarja_nro8.pdf

Myllymäki, T., Kinnunen, M.-L., Juuti, T., Rusko, H. (2007). Awakening cortisol is dependent on awakening time but awakening response is not. 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. July 11-14, 2007, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Hoffman, T., Juuti, T., Kinnunen, M.-L., Rusko, H. (2006). The use of heartbeat -based analysis program to evaluate physical activity and relaxation sessions during rehabilitation courses. SCMSS2006 - The 8th Scandinavian Congress on Medicine and Science in Sports. Vierumäki 9.-11.11.2006. Programme and Abstracts Book p. 32.

Hynynen, E., Hämäläinen, I., Jylhä, R., Liukkonen, J., Nummela, A. & Rusko, H. (2006). A development project of methods to measure training load and recovery from training in cross-country skiing. In Finnish: Maastohiihdon kuormitusseurannan kehittämisprojekti vuoteen 2006 / Torino. . Publications of the Research Institute for Olympic Sports (KIHU), No. 2. http://www.kihu.fi/tuotostiedostot/julkinen/julkaisusarja_nro2.pdf

Hynynen, E., Uusitalo, A., Konttinen, N. & Rusko H. (2006). Heart rate variability during night sleep and after awakening in overtrained athletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc 38(2): 313-317.

Kaikkonen, P., Nummela, A., Hynynen, E., Merikari, J., Rusko, H., Teljo, M. & Vänttinen, S. (2006). Training load and recovery from training in single training sessions and during eight week training period in sedentary subjects. In Finnish: Kuormittuminen ja palautuminen yksittäisissä harjoituksissa sekä kahdeksan viikon harjoittelujakson aikana harjoittelemattomilla. Publications of the Research Institute for Olympic Sports (KIHU), No. 5. http://www.kihu.fi/tuotostiedostot/julkinen/julkaisusarja_nro5.pdf

Martinmäki, K., Rusko, H., Kooistra, L., Kettunen, J., Saalasti, S. (2006). Intraindividual validation of heart rate variability indexes to measure vagal effects on heart. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 290(2): H640-7.

Martinmäki, K., Rusko, H., Saalasti, S. & Kettunen, J. (2006) Ability of the Short-Time Fourier Transform Method to Detect Transient Changes in Vagal Effects on the Heart: A Pharmacological Blocking Study. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 290(6): H2582 - H2589.

Myllymäki, T., Uusitalo, A., Martinmäki, K., Rönkä, T., Kinnunen, U., Mauno, S., Feldt, T., Kinnunen, M.-L., Juuti, T., Rusko, H. (2006) Heart Rate Variability -based Measurement of Recovery during Sleep Compared to Movement Analysis and Subjective Ratings. SCMSS2006 - The 8th Scandinavian Congress on Medicine and Science in Sports. Vierumäki 9.-11.11.2006. Programme and Abstracts Book p. 60.

Nummela, A., Mononen, K., Hynynen, E., Karinkanta, K., Kuutti, T., Laaksonen, M. Mikkola, J., Nuutinen, A., Roponen, T., Salonen, M., Talkkari, J., Tummavuori, M., Valleala, R. & Vänttinen, S. (2006). Development of methods to assess shooting skills, physical perfomance, and methods to assess training load and recovery from training in biathlon in years 2004-2005. In Finnish: Lajinomaisen ammuntasuorituksen ja fyysisen kunnon seurantajärjestelmän kehittäminen ampumahiihdossa 2004-2005. Publications of the Research Institute for Olympic Sports (KIHU), No. 1. http://www.kihu.fi/tuotostiedostot/julkinen/julkaisusarja_nro1.pdf

Rusko, H. , Rönkä, T., Uusitalo, A., Kinnunen, U., Mauno, S., Feldt, T., Kinnunen, M.-L., Martinmäki, K., Hirvonen, A., Hyttinen, S. & Lindholm, H. (2006). Stress and relaxation during sleep and awake time, and their associations with free salivary cortisol after awakening. In: Saarela, K.L., Nygård, C.-H. & Lusa, S. (eds.). Proceedings of NES 2006 - Promotion of Well-Being in Modern Society. 38th Annual Congress of the Nordic Ergonomics Society. September 24-27, 2006, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Pk-paino Oy, Tampere, Finland: 140-143.

Rönkä T., Rusko, H., Feldt, T., Kinnunen, U., Mauno, S., Uusitalo, A. & Martinmäki, K. (2006). The Associations between Physiological Recovery Indicators during Sleep and Self-Reported Work Stressors. In: Saarela, K.L., Nygård, C.-H. & Lusa, S. (eds.). Proceedings of NES 2006 - Promotion of Well-Being in Modern Society. 38th Annual Congress of the Nordic Ergonomics Society. September 24-27, 2006, Hämeenlinna, Finland. Pk-paino Oy, Tampere, Finland: 132-136.

Lindholm, H., Ilmarinen, R., Oksa, J., Karinkanta, J., Strengell, T., Lepistö, P., Laine, K., Rissanen, S., Mäkinen, T., Santtila, M., Rusko, H., Mälkiä, E. (2005). Estimated and measured oxygen consumption of a soldier during a footmarch (2005). International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance. May 18-22, 2005, Jyväskylä, Finland. In: Häkkinen, K. and Kyröläinen, H. (eds), Congress Proceedings, Finnish Defence Forces and Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, p. 68.

Louhevaara, V., Kilbom, Å. (2005). Dynamic work assessment. In (Wilson, J.R., Corlett, N., eds.) Evaluation of human work. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, London, New York, Singapore, 429-451.

Hynynen, E., Uusitalo-Koskinen A., Konttinen, N., Rusko, H. (2004). Attenuated cardiac autonomic modulation and cognitive performance in overtrained athletes. 9th Annual Congress European College of Sports Science, France, July 2004.

Rusko, H.K., Tikkanen, H.O., Peltonen, J.E. (2004). Altitude and Endurance Training. J Sports Sci 22(10):928-44.

Hynynen, E., Rusko, H., Konttinen, N. Uusitalo-Koskinen A. (2003). Cardiac Autonomic Response in Overtrained Athletes. VIIth IOC Olympic World Congress on Sport Sciences, October 7-11, Athens, Greece. Book of Abstracts, p. 51B.

Koskelo, J., Rusko, H. and Uusitalo-Koskinen A.(2003). Cardiac parasympathetic modulation during pharmacological blockade in overtrained athletes. Experimental prospective overtraining study. 8th Annual Congress European College of Sport Science July 9-12, 2003, Salzburg, Austria. Book of Abstracts, p. 51.

Martinmäki, K., Kettunen, J., Pulkkinen, A., Saalasti, S. and Rusko, H. (2003). Fast vagal reactivation after, submaximal exercise. 8th Annual Congress European College of Sport Science July 9-12, 2003, Salzburg, Austria. Book of Abstracts, p. 251. Poster-presentation available from KIHU-Research Institute for Olympic Sports.

Pulkkinen, A., Kettunen, J., Saalasti, S. & Rusko, H.K. (2003). Accuracy of VO2 estimation increases with heart period derived measure of respiration. ACSM Congress, San Francisco, May 28-31, 2003. Abstract: Med Sci Sports Exerc 35(5): Suppl: 192.

Rusko, H.K. (Ed.) 2003. Cross Country Skiing. Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science. Massachusetts: Blackwell.

Hynynen, E., Konttinen, N., Rusko, H. (2002): The effects of increased training volume on heart rate variability among young endurance athletes. 49th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in conjunction with the 6th IOC World Congress on Sports Sciences, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Med Sci Sports Exerc 34(5): 23.

Kettunen, J., Kotisaari, J., Saalasti, S., Pulkkinen, A., Kuronen, P. & Rusko, H. (2002). A system for daily monitoring of physiological resources: A pilot study. Science for Success conference. October 2-4, 2002, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Martinmäki, K., Kooistra, L., Kettunen, J., Saalasti, S., Rusko, H. (2002). Cardiovascular indices of vagal activation as a function of recovery from selective autonomic blockage. 49th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in conjunction with the 6th IOC World Congress on Sports Sciences, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Med Sci Sports Exerc 34(5): 60.

Nummela, A., Hämäläinen, I., Rusko, H. (2002). Effect of hyperoxia on metabolic responses and recovery in intermittent exercise. Scand J Med Sci Sports 12(5): 309–315.

Pulkkinen, A., Kettunen, J., Saalasti, S., Hynynen, E. & Rusko, H. (2002). New method for the monitoring of load, fatigue and recovery in exercise training. Science for Success conference. October 2-4, 2002, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Saalasti, S., Kettunen, J., Pulkkinen, A. & Rusko, H. (2002). Monitoring respiratory activity in field: Applications for exercise training. Science for Success conference. October 2-4, 2002, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Kettunen, J. & Keltikangas–Järvinen, L. (2001). Intraindividual Analysis of Instantaneous Heart Rate Variability. Psychophysiology, 38, 659–668.

Peltonen. J.E., Tikkanen, H.O., Rusko, H.K. (2001). Cardiorespiratory responses to exercise in acute hypoxia, hyperoxia and normoxia. Eur J Appl Physiol 85(1–2): 82–88.

Kettunen, J. (2000). Intraindividual modeling of phasic psychophysiological response patterns in complex situations. Presentation at the 3rd International Conference of Psychophysiology in Ergonomics and 44th Congress of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Diego, August 2000.

Kettunen, J., Ravaja, N., Näätänen, P., Keskivaara, P., & Keltikangas–Järvinen, L. (2000). The relationship of respiratory sinus arrhythmia to the co–activation of autonomic and facial responses during the Rorschach test. Psychophysiology 37(2): 242–250.

Rusko, H.K., Overtraining and detection of overtraining by heart rate monitors. (2000). Pre–Olympic Congress, Brisbane 8.–12.9. 2000. Book of Abstracts, 169.

Rusko, H.K., Hynynen, E., Konttinen, N., Vasankari, T. (2000). Heart rate and heart rate variability during adaptation to rapid time zone shift. Pre–Olympic Congress, Brisbane, September 8–12, 2000. Book of Abstracts, 330.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Uusitalo, A.J. and Rusko, H.K. (2000). Heart rate and blood pressure variability during heavy endurance training and overtraining in the female athlete. Int J Sports Med 21(1): 45–53.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Hoffman, T.A., Tummavuori, E.A.M., Rusko, H.K. (1998). Heart rate recovery after typical endurance exercise sessions in athletes. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting. May 27–30, 1998, Orlando, USA. Abstract: Med Sci Sports Exerc 30(5): 107.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Huttunen, P., Hanin, Y., Uusitalo, A.J., Rusko, H.K. (1998). Hormonal responses to endurance training and overtraining in female athletes. Clin J Sport Med 8(3):178–186.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Uusitalo, A.J., Rusko, H.K. (1998). Endurance training, overtraining and baroreflex sensitivity in female athletes. Clin Physiol 18(6):510–520.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Uusitalo, A.J., Rusko, H.K. (1998). Exhaustive endurance training for 6–9 weeks did not induce changes in intrinsic heart rate and cardiac autonomic modulation in female athletes. Int J Sports Med 19(8): 532–540.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Huttunen, P., Hanin, Y., Uusitalo, A.J., Rusko, H.K. (1997). Endurance training, over–training and changes in stress hormones. Fourth IOC World Congress on Sport Sciences: Training and care of athletes–current concepts and technologies. Principality of Monaco, 22–25 October, 1997. Abstract: IOC Medical Commission, Congress Proceedings, Lausanne 1997, 85.

Uusitalo, A.L.T., Tahvanainen, K.U.O., Uusitalo, A.J. and Rusko, H.K. (1996). Noninvasive evaluation of sympathovagal balance in athletes by time and frequency domain analyses of heart rate and blood pressure variability. Clin Physiol 16(6): 575–588.

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Presentations

Brown, P., Marsh, A.M., Lotto, R., Peers, C., Grundy, B., Jeilan, M. & Ng, G.A. (2012) A new algorithm to assess cardiac performance in heart failure patients: the Bodyguard device. Poster at ESC Congress 2012, August 2012, München, Germany. Download abstract.

Konttinen, J., Halonen, J., Niemi, J., Lindholm, H., Luukkonen, R., Toivonen, R. & Lusa, S. (2011). Police officers' physical activity assessment and fitness testing practices - the development project. In Finnish: Poliisien fyysisen toimintakyvyn arviointi ja kuntotestauskäytännöt - kehittämishanke. Final Report. Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland. Download.

Lyskov, E., Ristiniemi, H., Perski, A., Yermakova, I., Chaikovsky, I., Sakaev, E. & Borkiewicz, A. (2011). Holter monitoring of heart rae variability in patients with burnout syndrome. Presentation at 14th Congress of international society for holter and noninvasive electrocardiology, April 2011, Moscow, Russia. Download.

Heikkinen, O., Lipponen, J., Tikkanen, O. & Tarvainen, M. Development and validation of an ampulatory HRV measurement system. Download.

Firstbeat Technologies Ltd. (2006) Demonstration of the real time use of EPOC and training effect in training. In Finnish: Demo reaaliaikaisen EPOCin ja harjoitusvaikutuksen käytöstä kuormittumisen määrittämisessä harjoittelussa. Presentation at Finnish Olympic Sports Development Seminar. April 11, 2006, Helsinki, Finland.

Hynynen, E. & Jylhä, R. (2006). Measurement of training load and recovery from training in cross country skiing. In Finnish: Kuormittuminen ja palautuminen hiihdossa. Presentation at a seminar for Finnish Olympic sports development. April 11, 2006, Helsinki, Finland.

Kettunen, J. (2006). Making bio-signal understandable: Value generation by advanced processing of heart beat data. A presentation at 5th International Conference on Smart Systems, June 7-8, 2006, Seinäjoki, Finland.

Kettunen, J. (2006). Interaction between wellness research and product development. In Finnish: Hyvinvointitutkimuksen ja tuotekehityksen vuoropuhelu. A presentation at a seminar about utilization of technology in development of well being at work. April 27, 2006, University of Tampere, Finland.

Havia, M.-L., Suihkonen, A., Laaksonen, M., Viitanen, J., Ahopelto, T., Kettunen, J., Poskiparta, M., Korpela, K. & Lyytikäinen, A. (2006). Prevention of type 2 diabetes as part of enhancement of working ability. In Finnish: Kunnon Sytykkeitä Työntekijöille: Tyypin 2 Diabeteksen ehkäiseminen osana tyky -toimintaa. Dehko (Diabeteksen ehkäisyn ja hoidon kehittämisohjelma)-days, February 7-8, 2006, Tampere, Finland. A poster.

Nummela, A. & Finni, J. (2006). Measurement of training load and recovery from training in athletics with special reference to events requiring strength and power. In finnish: Kuormittuminen yleisurheilun teholajissa. Presentation at Finnish Olympic Sports Development Seminar. April 11, 2006, Helsinki, Finland.

Rusko, H. (2006) Heart rate and heart rate variability in the measurement of training load and recovery from training. In finnish: Syke ja sykevaihtelu kuormittumisen ja palautumisen mittaamisessa. Presentation at Finnish Olympic Sports Development Seminar. April 11, 2006, Helsinki, Finland.

Rusko, H., Hoffman, T., Juuti, T., Rönkä, T., Martinmäki, K., Männikkö, K., Kinnunen, U., Mauno, S., Hämäläinen, H., Myllymäki, T., Smolander, J., Uusitalo, S., Kinnunen, M–L., Feldt, T. (2006). Development of methods for measurement of stress and recovery in work. In finnish: SYTY–Syke ja Työ –projekti: Työstressin ja palautumisen mittausmenetelmien kehittäminen ja käyttömallit.The Finnish Medical Association, National professional days, January 8.–12. 2006, Messukeskus, Helsinki, Finland. A poster at TEKES–FinnWell–department.

Vänttinen, T. & Mäkelä, I. (2006). Measurement of training load and recovery from training in soccer. In finnish: Kuormittuminen jalkapallossa. Presentation at Finnish Olympic Sports Development Seminar. April 11, 2006, Helsinki, Finland.

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (2005). Work-related stress.http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/ewco/reports/TN0502TR01/TN0502TR01.pdf

Lindholm, M. (2005). Physiological measurements used in occupational health care with special reference to monitoring of circulation. In finnish: Fysiologiset (erityisesti verenkiertoa monitoroivat) mittaukset työterveyshuollossa. A presentation at a seminar arranged by Firstbeat Technologies Ltd. and CRF Inc., 30.11.2005, Helsinki, Finland.

Tuominen, M. (2005). Enhancement of individual resources to improve well-being at work. In Finnish: Yksilön jaksamisen kohottaminen työhyvinvoinnin parantamiseksi. A presentation at a seminar arranged by Firstbeat Technologies Ltd. and CRF Inc., 30.11.2005, Helsinki, Finland.

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