Photo: Heart rate monitoring

Sunday, March 18, 2018

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A patron (on bicycle) at the University of Technology, Jamaica's Research, Technology and Innovation Day, held at the university's Papine Campus last Thursday, tries out the spinning bicycle on display at the Faculty of Science and Sport booth while student Shenir Hosten (centre) performs a heart rate monitoring accuracy test as student Renae Williams, participated in the data testing. The test is designed to ascertain the maximum heart rate at various levels of intensity, cadence and speed. Three devices — a Samsung Health app, wrist watch and a chest strap — were utilised in the testing to capture the data. Once collected, the data was used to assess the general health of the candidate using established guidelines.

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