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ithlete Heart Rate Variability app: knowing when to train
  1. Lucía Sagarra-Romero1,
  2. Mercedes Ruidiaz Peña2,
  3. Antonio Monroy Antón3,
  4. Santiago Calero Morales4
  1. 1 Sports, Universidad San Jorge, Zaragoza, Spain
  2. 2 Fisiatría y enfermería, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
  3. 3 Sports, Universidad de Valladolid, Madrid, Spain
  4. 4 Sports, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, Sangolquí, Ecuador
  1. Correspondence to Dr Antonio Monroy Antón, Universidad de Valladolid, Av. Filipinas, 16, 28003, Madrid, Spain; amonroy111{at}

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Name of the mobile application

ithlete Heart Rate Variability.

Category of the mobile application

Sport and Health.


Android, iOS.


€8.99 (£6.99, $8.99).

About the app

‘ithlete Heart Rate Variability’ app has been scientifically designed for monitoring the body heart rate and give information about when to train and when to rest.

The process of training is stressing and has an impact on health. This app offers a very quick and healthy biofeedback of how stressed, recovered and ready for training your body is. It can also avoid injuries by giving users information related  to optimising the effectiveness of their workout sequence.

The app allows users to register their heart rate variability (HRV) and the time gap between the heartbeats when the body is resting, in order to offer users a more precise picture of their overall health and fitness status (figure …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.