LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Polar (www.polarusa.com), the leader
in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies, today
Polar Move. The new heart rate monitor is designed specifically
around the needs of the education market. Its introduction
solidifies Polar as a pioneer in safe and effective physical
education, building on the success of schools who have used Polar
technology, and whose results reinforce the connection between
physical movements and improved brain function. The Polar Move
provides data to inform teachers and motivate students to exercise
more efficiently in their target heart rate zones.
Since the early 1990s, Polar has been the leader in equipping physical education
programs with tools and technology to quantify and evaluate
students’ fitness. Collectively, Polar education technology is used
in more than 10,000
K-12 physical education programs across the United States.
“We’re honored that our company makes a product that can truly
impact behavioral conditioning and help students become healthier
for the rest of their lives,” said Jesse Harper, senior director,
Polar USA. “Heart rate training can facilitate fun, innovative P.E.
programming, and Polar Move takes the guessing out of assessing.
The technology inspires children of all athletic abilities to do
their best, while enabling educators to measure performance and
Key Features:Polar Move has several features to guide and
motivate students, while offering objective information for parents
and teachers. These include:
An intuitive heart rate display, which can be set to show the
student’s beats per minute or percen