Cognitive function is associated with impaired heart rate variability in ageing adults: the Irish longitudinal study on ageing wave one results

John Frewen, Ciaran Finucane, George M Savva, Gerard Boyle, Robert F Coen, Rose Anne Kenny

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To examine the independent association between heart rate variability (HRV) and cognitive performance, in a nationally representative population study of older adults.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Autonomic Research
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013


  • Autonomic function
  • Heart rate variability
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Paced breathing
  • Population studies

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