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Cardiologists Fremont NE

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James R Morgan
(402) 727-7796
426 E 22nd St
Fremont, NE
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Richard Royce Miles, MD
(402) 397-6232
Waterloo, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1969

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Michael Howard Peters, MD
(402) 391-5055
3215 S 219th St
Elkhorn, NE
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Montgomery Cnty Memorial Hosp, Red Oak, Ia; Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Ne; Alegent Health Immanuel Med Ct, Omaha, Ne; Richard Young Ctr, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Bergan Cardiology Specialists

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Keith Richard Weeks, MD
(406) 844-3937
5406 N 163rd St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1971

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Richard Max Fleming, MD
(402) 343-0800
1205 Roland Dr
Papillion, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Douglas M Guy
(402) 727-7796
426 E 22nd St
Fremont, NE
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James N Karnegis, MD
(402) 289-2295
20975 Bonanza Blvd
Elkhorn, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1954

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Jeffrey Michael Mahoney, MD
(402) 572-3300
3214 N 161st Ter
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1996

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Jeffrey M Mahoney, MD
(402) 572-3300
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE
Business
Heart Consultants PC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Joseph A Jarzobski
(402) 398-5880
7500 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Cardiology

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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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