Short-term HRV Biofeedback: Perspectives in Environmental Physiology and Medicine

Liliya V. Poskotinova, PhD, ScD*; Denis B. Demin, PhD, ScD; Elena V. Krivonogova, PhD

Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research, the Russian Academy of Science; Arkhangelsk, the Russian Federation

*Corresponding author: Liliya V. Poskotinova, PhD, ScD. Department of Biorhythmology of Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research of the RAS, Arkhangelsk, Russia. E-mail:

Published: March 17, 2017.  doi: 10.21103/Article7(1)_RA3


This review demonstrates the effectiveness of short-term HRV biofeedback sessions in an evaluation of human adaptation to uncomfortable environments. A single HRV biofeedback session can be used as a test for the effectiveness of cortical-visceral connections in patients with cardiovascular disease. In addition, this method can be used as short-term assistance in adaptation to social stressful factors.

heart rate variability ● biofeedback ● adaptation ● HRV spectrum

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