Shon Rowan (IMAGE) West Virginia University Caption A new study led by Shon Rowan--a researcher with the WVU School of Medicine--explored how a wearable device called WHOOP could be used to monitor pregnant women's resting heart rate and heart rate variability. The data that he and his team collected from the devices shed light on the fitness changes that can take place during and after pregnancy. Credit Brian Persinger/West Virginia University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.