Recorded Webinar – Recorded on 23 May 2023

Insights into HRV and Mental Health: Understanding Bio-Psycho-Social Vulnerability

Hosted by Florian Wolf

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Hosted by Tiina Hoffman

Tiina Hoffman

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Watch the webinar recording to gain valuable insights into the connection between HRV and mental health.

According to the World Health Organization, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 25% increase in the prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide, and studies have shown that the current cost of living crisis has also contributed to heightened anxiety and stress.

In this webinar hosted by Firstbeat’s Tiina Hoffman, our special guest Florian Wolf we explored the relationship between mental health and vulnerability from a bio-psycho-social perspective and shared Florian Wolf team’s findings on how HRV data can predict changes in mental health and early signs of vulnerability.

The webinar recording will cover topics including how to recognize early signs of vulnerability and build up resilience to better manage and cope with stress. Attendees will also learn about the differences between daytime stress versus night-time recovery and how these can impact overall mental health.

Watch the recording now to ensure you don’t miss out on learning about this important topic and the steps you can take to protect the mental well-being of your clients.


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Florian Wolf CEO, yP™

Florian Wolf is the founder and CEO of YourPrevention™. With more than 20 years of experience, he is active in scientific research, product and strategy development as well as a consultant and holistic business coach. Florian and his father Professor Alfred Wolf developed the Integral Stress Test™, a standardized objective assessment of stress levels, individual resources and the assessment of tendencies due to chronic stress levels at an early stage. This test has become a standard in executive screening.

Since 2009, Floria’s main focus has been on bringing together the change in neurobiological balance and the effects on behavior to effectively support change and self-efficacy in people. His holistic and highly individualized approach based on neurobiology supports social skills, mindfulness as an inner attitude, the development of the “I” and the integration of new lifestyle options into everyday life.

Tiina Hoffman

Tiina Hoffman Master Trainer, Firstbeat

Tiina Hoffman is an Exercise Physiologist who works at Firstbeat as a Specialist and Master Trainer. She has over 20 years of experience in the health and wellness industry and research.

As a young adult, Tiina spent 4 years cross-country ski racing and then 4 year coaching at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Once back in Finland, she found her way to Firstbeat after several years in overtraining and heart rate variability field studies at the Research Institute for Olympic Sports and the University of Jyväskylä.

Accurate physiological data allows you to understand your clients’ wellness status and identify potential health risks and make better coaching decisions. It helps you to deepen and lengthen your client relationships. Learn more about Firstbeat Life.

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