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Operator Effort and the Measurement of Heart-Rate Variability

Aasman, J., Mulder, G. & Mulder, L., Apr-1987, In : Human Factors. 29, 2, p. 161-170 10 p.

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Aasman, J., Mulder, G., & Mulder, L. (1987). Operator Effort and the Measurement of Heart-Rate Variability. Human Factors, 29(2), 161-170. https://doi.org/10.1177/001872088702900204

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Aasman, Jans ; Mulder, Gysbertus ; Mulder, Lambertus. / Operator Effort and the Measurement of Heart-Rate Variability. In: Human Factors. 1987 ; Vol. 29, No. 2. pp. 161-170.

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Aasman, J, Mulder, G & Mulder, L 1987, 'Operator Effort and the Measurement of Heart-Rate Variability', Human Factors, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 161-170. https://doi.org/10.1177/001872088702900204

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Operator Effort and the Measurement of Heart-Rate Variability. / Aasman, Jans; Mulder, Gysbertus; Mulder, Lambertus.

In: Human Factors, Vol. 29, No. 2, 04.1987, p. 161-170.

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Aasman J, Mulder G, Mulder L. Operator Effort and the Measurement of Heart-Rate Variability. Human Factors. 1987 Apr;29(2):161-170. https://doi.org/10.1177/001872088702900204


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