Implementation of Oxymetry Sensors for Cardiovascular Load Monitoring When Physical Exercise

  • Dhodit Rengga Tisna
  • M. Udin Harun Al Rasyid Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya
  • Sritrusta Sukaridhoto
Keywords: monitoring, heart rate, oxygen saturation, CVL, overtraining


The performance condition of an athlete must always be maintained, one way to maintain that performance is by training. Each individual has different abilities and physiological responses in receiving the portion of the exercise. Physical exercise that exceeds the body's ability can worsen the condition of the athlete itself which can result in excessive fatigue (overtraining) or can even result in injury. Therefore a system is needed to monitor the condition of the physiological response when given the intensity of the training load so that the portion of the training provided provides positive benefits for the athlete. This system was developed using an oxymetry sensor, microcontroller and wifi module ESP8266.  This system is used to collect heart rate and oxygen saturation data, then with the existing formula the heart rate value is converted to a CVL (Cardiovascular Load) value to determine the level of fatigue in athletes when given the intensity of the training load. By using a web-based application, measurement data is displayed in realtime to make it easier to see the results of monitoring. From the experimental results the system can monitor changes in the physiological condition of the athlete when given the intensity of the training load. Finally, the developed system can collect athlete's physiological data, and can store the data in a database and display it in a web application.


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Tisna, D. R., Al Rasyid, M. U. H., & Sukaridhoto, S. (2020). Implementation of Oxymetry Sensors for Cardiovascular Load Monitoring When Physical Exercise. EMITTER International Journal of Engineering Technology, 8(1), 178-199.