Tiina Föhr M.Sc. in health sciences/sports medicine, physiotherapist Currently writing her doctoral thesis on the relationship between leisure-time physical activity and work stress with special reference to heart rate variability…
Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment is typically a 3-day measurement during daily life, at work and during leisure time and sleep, with the idea of looking where no one has looked before…
Firstbeat’s Exercise Physiologist & Master Trainer Tiina Hoffman reflects on her summer holiday, having just returned to work after a 4-week holiday.
Measuring Training Load and Recovery on a Training Camp – Part 2: How Does Training Hard Affect Recovery?
Hurdler Ida Aidanpää-Immonen presents data she got from conducting measurements with the Firstbeat Bodyguard device during a training camp at Tenerife.
Hurdler and Firstbeat’s Key Account Manager Ida Aidanpää-Immonen presents how her body recovers during a training camp in Tenerife.
Sundays are generally seen as days in which we athletes “take it easy”, but for me the day doesn’t differ from any other weekday.
I wore the Firstbeat Bodyguard during a trip from Finland to the UK, including the travel day and a day on the exhibition floor at Health and Wellbeing at Work 2015 conference.
What’s Happening in an Athlete’s Mind? – Connecting Sport Psychology and Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
What effect does heart rate variability (HRV) feedback have on athletes’ psychological preparedness and vice versa?
Firstbeat provided real-time training load monitoring for athletes in a national CrossFit competition – the Battle of Jyväskylä – in January 2015 with the Firstbeat Sports Monitor.
There are a lot of do’s and don’ts, and sometimes it seems that you can find a study that makes almost everything unhealthy.
Firstbeat Lifestyle Assessment database suggests that especially during the night’s sleep a shift worker’s recovery is significantly reduced.
If we want to feel well and perform at a high level, good sleep, sufficient exercise, healthy food, and some enjoyable “non-stress time” daily and weekly are pretty good guidelines to follow in our normal daily life, as well as on the road!