Correlation Between Valve Event Amplitudes in the Seismocardiogram and VO2-max

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Abstract

Cardio Respiratory Fitness (CRF) is a strong predictor of mortality. Because of this the American Heart Association recommends that ideally all patients should have measured CRF with a maximal effort test on a regular basis. However, this is not practically possible. Seismocardiography (SCG) is a measure of the vibration produced by the beating heart, measured on the sternum. This study investigates the correlation between amplitudes in the SCG and VO2-max from 17 females and 9 males. All amplitudes investigated correlated significantly with VO2-max.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2019
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventEngineering in Medicine and Biology 2019 - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 23 Jun 201927 Jun 2019
https://embc.embs.org/2019/

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ConferenceEngineering in Medicine and Biology 2019
CountryGermany
CityBerlin
Period23/06/201927/06/2019
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