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Dog Walking - The Health Benefits
Contributor(s):: Bushman, Barbara A.
The effect of the presence of a companion-animal on physiological changes following the termination of cognitive stressors
Contributor(s):: DeMello, Lesley R.
Determined the effect of the presence of an unknown friendly pet on physiological measures of normotensive adults following the termination of a cognitive stressor, using a repeated measures design. Unlike most of the past research, the Ss in the present study included both male and female...
Humans' bonding with their companion dogs: Cardiovascular benefits during and after stress
Contributor(s):: Campo, Rebecca A., Uchino, Bert N.
Heart rate variability in horses engaged in equine-assisted activities
Contributor(s):: Gehrke, E. K., Baldwin, A., Schiltz, P. M.
Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre- to mild hypertension
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Son, H. S., Chapa, D., McCune, S.
Contributor(s):: Wolfson, Elissa
Heart quiz that could save your life
Contributor(s):: Browder, Sue Ellin
Acute effects of cage cleaning at different frequencies on laboratory rat behaviour and welfare
Contributor(s):: Burn, C. C., Peters, A., Mason, G. J.
Paws and relax: one hospice's pet therapy journey
Contributor(s):: Browder, L. M.
Are Pets a Healthy Pleasure? The Influence of Pets on Blood Pressure
Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen
Heart-rate and the behaviour of sheep in yards
Contributor(s):: Syme, L. A., Elphick, G. R.
Heart-rate (HR) of 30 Merino wethers was measured by radiotelemetry in two environments: standing alone in a handling race, but in sight of other sheep; and while moving within a group around yards. Subjects were selected three months previously on the basis of each animal's reaction to...
Some studies on heart-rate and behaviour in the domestic fowl
Contributor(s):: Duncan, I. J. H.
Does the use of a device to measure heart rate affect the behavioural responses of lambs to humans?
Contributor(s):: Tallet, C., Veissier, I., Boivin, X.
Devices used to measure cardiac activity (elasticized belt, electrodes, etc.) in standardised behavioural tests could be stressful for the animals, and therefore affect their responses. Preliminary habituation to the device is not always possible. To date, the impact of carrying such devices has...
Relationships between heart rates and behavior of goats in encounters with people
Contributor(s):: Lyons, D. M., Price, E. O.
The effect of animal-assisted therapy on stress responses in hospitalized children
Contributor(s):: Tsai, ChiaChun, Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A.
Hospitalization is a major, stressful experience for children. The stress associated with children's hospitalization may lead to negative physiological and psychological sequelae. Pediatric healthcare professionals can develop interventions to decrease children's stress during hospitalization....