Heart rate facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Age Normal resting heart rate
(beats per minute)
Newborn 120
Older Child 90-110
Adult 50-100 60-100

Heart rate (HR) is how many times a heart beats per minute (bpm). The average bpm for a man or women who does not exercise is 70 bpm. Heart rate varies between people because of fitness, age and genetics.

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