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Cardiologists Woodridge IL

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Sunil Lulla, MD
(630) 852-0230
4121 Fairview Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Business
Midwest Cardiac Consultants
Specialties
Cardiology

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Derrek Scott Davis, MD
(773) 536-2755
944 Clyde Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1994

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Enas Anakkallumkel Enas, MD
(630) 961-0279
1935 Green Trails Dr
Lisle, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Calicut Univ, Calicut, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Advocate Good Samaritan Hosp, Downers Grove, Il; Edward Hosp, Naperville, Il
Group Practice: Advanced Heart & Lipid Clinic

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Raghu Ram Vollala, MD
(312) 767-2461
7021 Webster St
Downers Grove, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Mac Neal Mem Hosp, Berwyn, Il; Holy Cross Hosp, Chicago, Il
Group Practice: Holy Cross Hospital

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Humayun Qureshi, MD
2207 River Woods Dr
Naperville, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mr Med Coll, Gulbarga Univ, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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Yukhol Lertsburapa, MD
(630) 983-4965
PO Box 8043
Woodridge, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mahidol Univ-Siriraj Hosp, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1966

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Mircea Petrina, MD
(248) 288-3463
6955 Ticonderoga Rd
Downers Grove, IL
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Graduation Year: 1997

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Meilute A Indreika, MD
(630) 968-7867
5705 Janes Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Fak Der Univ Hamburg, Hamburg
Graduation Year: 1948
Hospital
Hospital: Christ Hosp And Med Ctr, Oak Lawn, Il

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Tarek Saad Husayni, MD
(708) 346-5580
4151 Naperville Rd
Lisle, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Madrid, Fac De Med, Madrid, Spain
Graduation Year: 1975

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Lubna Piracha, DO
(630) 257-6352
42 Brookside Dr
Lemont, IL
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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