Real-Time and Continuous Determination of Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption and the Estimation of Blood Lactate

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0105664 A1
Application Date: Apr. 20th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The current invention pertains to an apparatus and method for the determination of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) and the estimation of blood lactate levels. While these exercise parameters are...
Application Number:
15/123,082
International Classification:
A61B 5/1455 (20060101); A61B 5/145 (20060101); A61B 5/00 (20060101); A61B 5/024 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed:

1. A method for the continuous and/or instantaneous determination of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) and/or estimated blood lactate, the method comprising: (a) The acquisition of continuous heart rate (HR) data and/or the acquisition of raw physiological signals and the subsequent determination of HR from these physiological signals,(b) The determination of...

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FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention pertains to the field of exercise science and physiological parameter determination. Specifically, the current invention relates to the determination of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), informally referred to as afterburn, as well as the estimation of blood lactate levels. The apparatus and method of the invention relies...
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