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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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High Altitude Living Reduces Risk of Dying from Heart Conditions: Low O2 Makes Genes Creating new Blood Vessels

ScienceDaily (Mar. 26, 2011) — Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in partnership with the Harvard School of Global Health have found that people living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from ischemic heart … 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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High Performance Equine Hypoxicator

High Performance Equine Hypoxicator Until recently, training horses at “altitude” in the same way as for humans was impractical. However, what was once impractical is now a real option for race horse trainers with the advent of Intermittent Hypoxic Training … 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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What effect does altitude training have on athletic performance?

Mauro, P. Aim To determine whether altitude training, and living/sleeping at altitude has any beneficial effect on physical performance in athletic sports. I also aim to identify the positive and negative consequences of living/training at altitude, and suggest possible methods … 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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World Cup 2010: Italy Coach Marcello Lippi Blames Altitude Training For Mexico Defeat

Lippi blamed fatigue for the Azzurri’s loss. By Salvatore Landolina Jun 3, 2010 3:15:00 PM 3Share Photo Gallery Zoom Marcello Lippi – Italy (Getty Images) Related Links Teams Italy Mexico Players Marcello Lippi Italy coach Marcello Lippi has played down … Continue reading

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The fallacy of VO2max based training.

In a comprehensive review on training, Midgley and McNaughton’s first sentence state’s “The maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) has been suggested to be the single most important physiological capacity in determining endurance running performance” (2006). Based on this notion, training for … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Vo2max and %VO2max

.. Running Economy. Once again, it does not measure what we think it does. This has been dabled in for years in cycling (Which is an interesting story…They found that cyclists preferred pedaling at high revolutions per minute, while the … Continue reading

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