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Cardiologists Cumberland RI

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Lauralyn Cannistra
(401) 729-2175
111 Brewster St.
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided By:
Tilak K Verma
(401) 658-2539
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists), Sleep Medicine

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Arturo Longobardi, MD
(401) 723-2250
571 Broad St
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Napoli, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia 1, Napoli, Italy
Graduation Year: 1955

Data Provided By:
Gilbert Joseph Altongy, MD
(401) 723-9250
1002 Broad St
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Arabic
Education
Medical School: Univ Claude-Bernard, Uer De Med Grange Blanche, Lyon, (Lyon I)
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of R I, Pawtucket, Ri; Roger Williams Med Ctr, Providence, Ri

Data Provided By:
Christopher J Luttmann
(401) 726-7770
407 East Avenue
Pantucket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Data Provided By:
Joseph P Mazza, MD
(401) 762-3838
8 Jasons Grant Dr
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
Kamel Kamal Toukan, MD
(401) 439-5338
70 Crossing Dr Apt 301
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Yalakki Gowda
(401) 722-6325
46 Walnut St
Central Falls, RI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Dr.Ned Gutman
(401) 726-7770
407 East Ave # 130
Pawtucket, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Shafiq Tajden Mamdani
(401) 723-1210
333 School St
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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HEART RATE MONITORS

 



CONTENTS

  • Basic cardiovascular physiology
  • Pros and cons of using a heart rate monitor
  • Definitions
  • Calculating your maximum heart rate
  • Heart rate training zones
  • Training tips using a heart rate monitor
  • Resting heart rate
  • An opposing opinion The Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) is touted by many cyclists and trainers as the most significant training advance in the last ten years. Although many coaches refuse to work with an athlete without the physiologic training information it provides, HRMs have their detractors. And that small backlash is slowly growing. An alternative to a HRM, not quite as technical and rigid, uses perceived effort as a measure of your level of exertion.

    BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

    First, let's review the basic physiology of the circulatory system asking ourselves the question "What does the heart rate really indicate?" The components of the cardiovascular system are:
    • the heart (the pump)
    • the arteries (a distribution system)
    • the capillaries (the exchange system where gases, nutrients, and other chemical compounds move to and from surrounding tissue
    • the veins (which are the return circuit) With every heart beat (contraction of the heart pump), a certain amount of blood (stroke volume) is pushed through the system. The contraction frequency of the heart is the heart rate (HR). The amount of blood moved to the cells of the body every minute is the product of the heart rate and stroke volume (HR x strove volume).

      With physical activity (exercise) more oxygen is required by the muscle cells, and the circulatory system responds by increasing the heart rate (and the cardiac output). With aerobic training, the actual amount of blood pumped per heart beat (stroke volume) increases and the efficiency of the exchange process at the capillary level improves. The result is a lower heart rate for any level of physical activity in the trained versus the untrained individual. Thus aerobic training benefits include:

      • a lower resting heart rate
      • a lower heart rate for a specific level of exertion
      • an increased exercise capacity at an individual's maximum heart rate. The training effect results when the heart muscle is "stressed" by an increase in cardiac output (just as muscles in the arms and legs respond to the stress of lifting free weights). As the cardiac output is directly proportional to the heart rate, a heart rate monitor (HRM) can be used to structure and monitor an aerobic training program. (For additional background see Basic Exercise Physiology - the cardiac system.)

        Let's look at the pros and cons on the use of a HRM.

        PROS AND CONS

        The ADVANTAGES of a HRM include its use:

        • as a motivational tool - like a coach ; brings objectivity to a training program.
        • to teach beginners to read their bodies and avoid anaerobic overtraining.
        • to aid in doling out energy during time trialing or climbing, saving some for the final effort.
        • to analyze ra...

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