Past strong experiences determine acute cardiovascular autonomic responses to acoustic stress

Journal title

Folia Medica Cracoviensia




Vol. 60


No 4


Jurczyk, Michał : Department of Pathophysiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland ; Boryczko, Andrzej : Department of Pathophysiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland ; Furgała, Agata : Department of Pathophysiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland ; Poniatowski, Adrian : Department of Pathophysiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland ; Surdacki, Andrzej : Second Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland ; Gil, Krzysztof : Department of Pathophysiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland



stress ; students ; autonomic system activity ; heart rate variability ; blood pressure variability

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Nauki Medyczne




Oddział PAN w Krakowie; Uniwersytet Jagielloński – Collegium Medicum


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DOI: 10.24425/fmc.2020.136206


Folia Medica Cracoviensia; 2020; Vol. 60; No 4; 79-95