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hypoxic training helps improving oxygen processing in the body.

High altitude training and superior oxygen levels helped him cope with the situation better

Dual international Mat Rogers was “gripped by terror” as a Gold Coast boat cruise with former rugby league teammates and friends almost ended in tragedy at the weekend. Rogers was one of 10 people, including two children, on a 10-metre … Continue reading

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Interval hypoxic training improves autonomic cardiovascular and respiratory control in patients with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

by Haider, Thomas; Casucci, Gaia; Linser, Tobias; Faulhaber, Martin; Gatterer, Hannes; Ott, Guenter; Linser, Armin; Ehrenbourg, Igor; Tkatchouk, Elena; Burtscher, Martin; Bernardi, Luciano Abstract Objectives: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with cardiac autonomic nervous system dysregulation. This study … Continue reading

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VO2 responses to intermittent swimming sets at velocity associated with VO2max

Authors: Sebastien Libicz, Belle Roels, Gregoire P Millet Impact factor: 1.3, Cited half life: 5.8 Journal: Canadian journal of applied physiology = Revue canadienne de physiologie appliquée While the physiological adaptations following endurance training are relatively well understood, in swimming … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2011: Team Sky preparing for altitude training ahead of Alpine endeavours

By Brendan Gallagher With the next year’s Tour de France spending a significant time 2000 metres above sea level next year Dave Brailsford, the team principal at Team Sky, has asked his sports scientist to overhaul his their training schedule … Continue reading

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Effects of hypoxic interval training on cycling performance

Authors: Belle Roels, Grégoire P Millet, Christophe J L Marcoux, Olivier Coste, David J Bentley, Robin B Candau Impact factor: 2.86, Cited half life: 7.8, Immediacy index: 0.46 Journal: Medicine &amp Science in Sports &amp Exercise PURPOSE: The aim of … Continue reading

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High altitude simulation technology could correct metabolic syndrome

Oct 06,2010 – Dubai, UAE – 6 October, 2010: For decades, spending time in high altitude conditions has been the most successful natural method to effectively enhance oxygen absorption, transport and utilisation by the body. With the prevalence of type … Continue reading

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Leukocyte’s Hif-1 expression and training-induced erythropoietic response in swimmers

Authors: Rémi Mounier, Vincent Pialoux, Anne Cayre, Laurent Schmitt, Jean-Paul Richalet, Paul Robach, Françoise Lasne, Belle Roels, Grégoire Millet, Jean Coudert, Eric Clottes, Nicole Fellmann Impact factor: 2.86, Cited half life: 7.8, Immediacy index: 0.46 Journal: Medicine &amp Science in … Continue reading

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Hypoxia training available beyond altitude chambers

By: Mona Brown October 1, 2010 In recent months FAA Administrator Babbitt has promoted specific tailored hypoxia training, along with high-altitude handling, for commercial and private pilots who want to fly at high altitude. Indeed, FAA Title 14 of the … Continue reading

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Effects of intermittent hypoxic training on amino and fatty acid oxidative combustion in human permeabilized muscle fibers

Authors: Belle Roels, Claire Thomas, David J Bentley, Jacques Mercier, Maurice Hayot, Grégoire Millet Impact factor: 3.63, Cited half life: >10.0, Immediacy index: 0.8 Journal: Journal of Applied Physiology The effects of concurrent hypoxic/endurance training on mitochondrial respiration in permeabilized … Continue reading

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Effects of intermittent hypoxic training on cycling performance in well-trained athletes

Authors: Belle Roels, David J Bentley, Olivier Coste, Jacques Mercier, Grégoire P Millet Impact factor: 1.75, Cited half life: 8.4, Immediacy index: 0.25 Journal: Arbeitsphysiologie This study aimed to investigate the effects of a short-term period of intermittent hypoxic training … Continue reading

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