Accession Number : ADA411940


Title :   A New Method for Unconstrained Heart Rate Monitoring


Descriptive Note : Conference paper


Corporate Author : LIFE SCIENCE INST FUKUOKA (JAPAN)


Personal Author(s) : Shirouzu, S ; Sugano, H ; Hara, K


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a411940.pdf


Report Date : 25 Oct 2001


Pagination or Media Count : 3


Abstract : A new method to measure heart rate, respiration and body movements without attaching measuring device to the subjects is proposed, It is a kind of ballistocardiography that uses optical fiber and measure changes of transmitted light intensity in optical fiber induced by stress-optical effect caused by ballistocardiogram.


Descriptors :   *HEART RATE , *BALLISTOCARDIOGRAPHY , OPTICAL PROPERTIES , JAPAN , DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE) , FIBER OPTICS TRANSMISSION LINES , MEASURING INSTRUMENTS , HUMAN BODY , RESPIRATION


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE