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Cardiologists Desoto TX

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Vishu Lammata
(972) 572-1600
925 York Dr
Desoto, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Viswanadham Lammata, MD
925 York Dr
Desoto, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center At Lancaster, Lancaster, Tx

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Marcus Leon Williams, MD
(201) 337-0066
802 Villa Creek Dr
Duncanville, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1982

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Roberto Wayhs, MD
(972) 296-7920
1321 Sunset Ridge Cir
Cedar Hill, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Fed De Santa Catarina, Fac De Med, Florianopolis-Sc, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1992

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Randall Gene Wilson, MD
(972) 230-1400
3450 W Wheatland Rd Ste 340
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1983

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Vincent Peter Barr, MD
(972) 296-8885
2707 Bolton Boone Dr Ste 101
Desoto, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Margaret J Charlton Methodist, Dallas, Tx; Medical Center At Lancaster, Lancaster, Tx

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Vincent Peter Barr
(972) 296-8885
2707 Bolton Boone Dr
Desoto, TX
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Bryant Orland Baker Jr, MD
(214) 943-4358
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1955

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Gary A Barkocy, DO
(972) 296-0845
3450 W Wheatland Rd Ste 240
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1994

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Ravi Chandrasekhara, MD
(972) 296-0845
3450 W Wheatland Rd Ste 240
Dallas, TX
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Med Ctr, Dallas, Tx; Harris Continued Care Hospital, Dallas, Tx
Group Practice: North Texas Cardiovascular

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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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