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An additional case of a pilot experiencing hypoxia-like symptoms also popped up

The Air Force has been struggling since 2008 to determine why its pilots have suffered relatively rare but repeated “physiological events” involving hypoxia-like symptoms while flying the F-22s — about two dozen of them out of thousands of training missions … Continue reading

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Researchers Identify Potential Risk Factors for Severe Altitude Sickness

Measuring specific, exercise-related responses can help physicians determine who may be more at risk for severe high altitude illness (SHAI), according to a study conducted by researchers in France. The researchers also found that taking acetazolamide (ACZ), a drug frequently … Continue reading

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Hypoxia like symptoms. Air Force returns 170 grounded F-22s to service.

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The nation’s F-22 fighter jets went back into service Wednesday, four months after they were grounded over pilot complaints about a lack of oxygen. Air Force instructor pilots began flying the stealth jet fighters at … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN SICKNESS FACTS

Acute Mountain sickness (AMS) is the term given to a number of symptoms that occur after rapid ascent to high altitude.   Severe forms may be life threatening because of pulmonary or cerebral oedema.  Mild forms of this illness can affect … Continue reading

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Athletics: Britton to skip Edinburgh clash for altitude training

Friday January 07 2011 FIONNUALA Britton has turned down an invitation to compete in tomorrow’s Great Edinburgh Cross-Country championships in favour of travelling to South Africa this week for a month’s high-altitude training. And she is joined there by Sligo’s … Continue reading

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Vascular adaptations to hypobaric hypoxic training in postmenopausal women.

Nishiwaki M, Kawakami R, Saito K, Tamaki H, Takekura H, Ogita F. Graduate School of Physical Education, National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya, Kanoya, Japan. Abstract The objective of this study was to examine the effects of exercise … 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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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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