Human Stress Management through Heart Rate Variability

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Bukhari Shafiq Bin Asnain 1,* Siew-Chin Chong 1 Kuok-Kwee Wee 1

1. Faculty of Information & Technology, Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia

* Corresponding author.


Received: 5 Mar. 2018 / Revised: 24 May 2018 / Accepted: 22 Jun. 2018 / Published: 8 Aug. 2018

Index Terms

Heart rate, android, stress management, Bluetooth, sensor


Nowadays, there are many people having stress issues. Most of them do not know how to handle stress properly which may cause harm to their health condition. Moreover, they also may not notice that they are having stress until it become worsen. As we know, a calming surrounding and environment helps in soothing the emotion of a stressed person. In this project, an Android mobile application named “Intelligent Stress Relief App” will be developed to minimize the problems above. This application allows user to check their stress level based on their heart rate data through Bluetooth heart rate sensor.  With the records of stress patterns, user is able to keep track of their stress condition in order to seek for better stress management. Furthermore, this application will provide user with a database of meditation techniques and relaxing music to assist them in releasing their stress.

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Bukhari Shafiq Bin Asnain, Siew-Chin Chong, Kuok-Kwee Wee, " Human Stress Management through Heart Rate Variability ", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.10, No.8, pp. 9-17, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2018.08.02


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