RESPIRATORY SINUS ARRHYTHMIA (RSA)

Routine propensity of the heart rate to climb or slow synchronous, though slightly out of rhythm, with the rate of respiration.

RESPIRATORY SINUS ARRHYTHMIA (RSA): "An increase in heart rate may be accounted for by respiratory sinus arrhythmia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RESPIRATORY SINUS ARRHYTHMIA (RSA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/respiratory-sinus-arrhythmia-rsa/ (accessed January 15, 2021).
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