Core Body Temperature Estimation From Heart Rate
What: Uses minute by minute measures of heart rate to estimate core body temperature
Performance: Bias = -0.03 °C, SD = 0.32, LoA = ± 0.63 °C, RMSE = 0.30 ± °C
Uses: Use the algorithm with simple heart rate monitors to estimate core body temperature. Can be used to help prevent thermal injury and better manage work rest schedules.
Comprehensive details of the development and validation can be found in:
- Buller MJ, Tharion WJ, Cheuvront SN, Montain SJ, Kenefick RW, Castellani J, Latzka WA, Roberts WS, Richter M, Jenkins OC, Hoyt RW. (2013) Estimation of human core temperature from sequential heart rate observations. Physiological Measurement 34 781-798.
If you are interested, try out the algorithm using the USARIEM core body temperature estimator below.
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USARIEM Core Body Temperature Estimator
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- Date entered into this app remain on your computer and are not transmitted to US Army servers
- The use of this app is for demonstration purposes only. While we have endeavored to accurately interpret HR inputs output from the app may be in error
- The views expressed in this abstract are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy of the Department of Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.
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