Vernier Software and Technology
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Heart Rate and Body Position

Introduction

Does the position of your body affect your heart rate? In this experiment, you will use a Heart Rate Monitor to measure your heart rate while sitting, lying, and standing. You will then use your results to answer the question.

Objectives

In this experiment, you will

  • Use a Hand-Grip Heart Rate Monitor or Exercise Heart Rate Monitor to measure your heart rate while sitting, lying, and standing.
  • Analyze the results of your experiment.
  • Compare your results with those of other students.
  • Answer the question posed in the introduction.

Sensors and Equipment

This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.

Additional Requirements

You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?

Standards Correlations

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Experiment 25 from Middle School Science with Vernier Lab Book

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