Heart rate variability as a marker of healthy ageing.

Affiliation

School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia; University of Sydney, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

With population ageing a significant concern, modifiable factors contributing to healthy ageing must be identified. Autonomic responding reflected by heart rate variability (HRV) has well-established links to general health and wellbeing in younger populations; but has yet to be explored in older individuals.

Keywords

Ageing,Autonomic,Cognition,Heart rate variability,Sleep,Wellbeing,