Presenter Information

Olivia Ademi

Faculty Sponsor

Brett Ely

Status

Undergraduate

Publication Date

5-1-2021

Department

Sport and Movement Science

Description

Individuals living with chronic spinal cord injury have impaired cardiovascular health and autonomic function. This project will explore the impact of spinal cord injury on autonomic function, and whether exercise and/or passive heating interventions can improve heart rate variability and restore cardiovascular health.

Presentation Type

Presentation

COinS
 

Heart rate variability as a measure of cardiovascular health in individuals with spinal cord injury

Individuals living with chronic spinal cord injury have impaired cardiovascular health and autonomic function. This project will explore the impact of spinal cord injury on autonomic function, and whether exercise and/or passive heating interventions can improve heart rate variability and restore cardiovascular health.