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Health and Human Physiological Sciences

Human Performance - Teaching lab

Human Performance Teaching Lab
Electrocardiograph or ECG / EKG

The Electrocardiograph (ECG or EKG) System in the Human Performance Teaching Laboratory at Skidmore College is a non-invasive method used to measure electrical changes in the heart.  The record, or electrocardiogram, is displayed visually as a series of waves relating to each electrical impulse occurring during each heartbeat.