Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019


Your one-stop shop for all things Firstbeat HRV Summit.

Read summaries of every session, watch exclusive interviews with keynote speakers, and keep up to date with media coverage. And don’t worry if you can’t remember every detail from your favorite talk, presentation decks will be added here where available.

Firstbeat HRV Summit Coverage

Key Takeaways About the Future of Wearables from Firstbeat Summit 2019
By Herman Bonner, Firstbeat – May 20, 2019

Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019: Key takeaways on stress and resilience
By Alastair Davidson, Firstbeat – May 22, 2019

Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019: Key takeaways on fitness and training
By Alastair Davidson, Firstbeat – May 22, 2019

Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019: Key takeaways on sleep and recovery
By Alastair Davidson, Firstbeat – May 22, 2019

2019 Firstbeat HRV Summit Presentations

Session 1: Sleep & Recovery

The science behind Firstbeat HRV analytics
Tero Myllymäki, Head of Physiology and Research, Firstbeat

Power napping for performance improvement in sports and at work
Kasper Janssen, Sport Physician & Director, Nap@Work

Improving recovery in 24/7 working life
Sampsa Puttonen, Senior Researcher, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Session 2: Fitness & Training

Firstbeat approach to load and performance management in elite sports
Veli-Pekka Kurunmäki, Director of Sports Performance Products, Firstbeat

HRV monitoring tool or toy? Insight from the elite world
Martin Buchheit, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Session 3: Future of Wearables

The wearables market in 2019 and beyond
James Manning Smith, Market Analyst, Futuresource

Running in China and popular training methods
Kuofeng Hsu, Running Coach & Author

Session 4: Stress & Resilience

From HRV to stress: Firstbeat solutions for better lifestyle management
Tiina Hoffman, Exercise Physiologist, Firstbeat

A data driven approach to forming habits for mental health and work performance
Jason Howlett, Co-Founder and Change Agent, Manpremo

Always ON
James HewittChief Innovation Officer, Hintsa Performance

Enhancing performance under pressure
Harri Gustafsberg, Resilience and Efficiency Strategist, Mentoritiimi


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Siiri Naukkarinen & Joonas Lyytinen

Strategisen työkykyjohtamisen KPI
Hanna Rinta & Janne Hautala & Henna-Riikka Ruotsalainen

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Jaakko Kotisaari & Niina Karstunen

Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019 Interviews

“What’s the biggest highlight in the wearable market?” – Ray Maker @ Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019

“How to collect and feed back HRV data in elite sport?” – Reg Grant @ Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019

“How to sleep better?” – Henri Tuomilehto @ Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019

“What does an “always on” society mean?”– James Hewitt @ Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019

“Key wearable trends in 2019 and beyond” – James Manning Smith @ Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019

“The biggest insights HRV can give coaches” – Martin Buchheit @ Firstbeat HRV Summit 2019