Average Beats Per Minute

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UNIT 11 ASSIGNMENT 2
Anjelina Qureshi

P3
Average Beats per Minute
I took 3 reading of my beats per minute (BPM) to ensure I got an accurate result. I took 3 readings of 30 seconds and then multiplied them by 2 to get 3 readings of 60 seconds. I took my readings whilst sitting down and not talking having not done any physical activity (walking etc.) in the 10 minutes before I took my readings.
Repeats Beats per 30 seconds Beats per minute
1 35 70
2 38 76
3 42 84
Mean 38.3 76.6

Decline of Pulse Rate after Exercise
Once I had taken my rest pulse rate, my classmates and I ran down 3 flights of stairs (76!), round the outside of the college building and then back to our classroom. I recorded my BPM every 60 seconds until I got to 300 seconds.
Time (seconds) Beats Per minute
0 140
60 120
120 112
180 104
240 89
300 78
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