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Body Sense Media Energy measurement devices are used to estimate the energy requirements of various tasks and to assess the physical demands of workstations and work methods. The Body Sense Media devices measure thermal load, heart rate, and subject movement to provide a more accurate assessment of subject energy expenditures than heart rate alone. Currently, the Polar heart rate monitoring system is used to record cardiovascular effort required to perform various types of manual labor activities in both research and classroom demonstrations. The heart rate monitors are currently used for a student laboratory exercise in INSY 3021. The objective of this lab exercise is for students to gain an understanding of the application of work physiology concepts in the occupational setting. Further, students gain practical experience in data collections techniques, specifically heart rate monitoring and measurement.