American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.
- n. The number of heart beats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.
- n. the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
“Many of my patients who exercise five or six times a week know their routines to the second, and can spout off information about time spent and heart rate achieved on the treadmill or the elliptical or stair-climbing machine.”
“My heart rate subsides, slowly eking back to normal, and I stare blindly until I am able to breathe normally again.”
“These days, aerobic exercise is more often called cardio, a nod to the fact that it accelerates your heart rate and improves your cardiovascular system.”
“I sat down for a minute on the Williamsburg reproduction chair in the hall to let my heart rate return to normal.”
“Mind-body medicine has been growing in acceptance since the mid-twentieth century, based on research showing that modalities such as stress reduction and meditation, visualization, and biofeedback can lower blood pressure and heart rate and have other beneficial effects as well.”
“Bitter orange contains synephrine, a compound very similar to ephedrine that constricts blood vessels and consequently increases heart rate and blood pressure.”
“You'll find the run pretty clear," the volunteer told them as he wrote Vicki's heart rate down on a slip of paper.”
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how heart is used
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