Firstbeat Feature

Quick Stress Level Test

Gain access to the level of physiological stress in your body.

See products (13)

What is it?

Stress is an important and unavoidable part of life. It comes from a variety of different sources and can be difficult to understand. Firstbeat uses scientifically proven tools to make your stress level visible, giving you an opportunity to see your current physiological stress levels and begin to understand the contributing causes. Your Stress Score is displayed on a scale from 1 to 100. One represents a very low stress state and one hundred a very high stress state. To improve the meaningfulness of your results, you should perform the test at the same time every day.

Key Benefits:

  • Witness physiological stress in your body
  • Use feedback to identify and understand root causes of stress
  • Better understand the relationship between stress and recovery
  • Make lifestyle, behavioral, and training decisions based on scientific data

How does it work?

The Firstbeat analytics engine interprets your heart rate variability at rest to reveal your current stress score. Your heart doesn’t beat steadily like a metronome, it speeds up and slows down from one beat to the next. These small changes in the interval between consecutive beats are fast regulated by your autonomic nervous system, which means that with the right analytics the signals can be decoded to reveal how your body is responding behind the scenes. Firstbeat’s understanding of this relationship allows remarkable insight into topics of stress and recovery.

Firstbeat ensures that your feedback reflects your personal physiology and dynamic recovery patterns by adaptively scaling the results of your test based on an average and standard deviation of your personal measurement history. This means that the more regularly you perform the test, the more meaningful the results will become for you.

These products include Quick Stress Level Test

  • Garmin

    Edge 1030

    High-end cycling computer reveals your current training load and training...

    9 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    quatix 5 Series

    Advanced training monitoring tools onboard state-of-the-art Maritime GPS watch

    11 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    Forerunner 935

    Premium multi-sport watch with advanced training, fitness, and performance tools

    12 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    fenix 5

    Training Load and Training Status debut in this premium outdoor...

    12 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    Forerunner 630

    GPS running watch debuts lactate threshold detection and performance tracking

    7 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    fenix Chronos

    Advanced training, fitness and stress monitoring in an elegant titanium...

    11 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    Edge 820

    GPS bike computer monitors performance and detects user VO2max and...

    6 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    Forerunner 735XT

    Advanced multi-sport watch with state-of-the-art training and fitness monitoring

    7 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    Tactix Bravo

    Rugged outdoor GPS watch delivers advanced training monitoring and tactical...

    7 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    fēnix 3 HR

    True Performance Meets True Style

    7 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    quatix 3

    Maritime GPS watch with training, recovery and fitness monitoring capabilities

    7 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Garmin

    Fenix 3

    Advanced training and recovery monitioring in a premium outdoor GPS...

    7 Firstbeat features

    Read more
  • Suunto

    Ambit 3 Series

    Multi-sport GPS watch with advanced training monitoring capabilities

    4 Firstbeat features

    Read more