Lung function of young Aymara highlanders.

@article{Greksa1987LungFO,
  title={Lung function of young Aymara highlanders.},
  author={Lawrence P Greksa and Hilde Spielvogel and Esperanza Caceres and L Paredes-Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={533-42}
}
The patterns of development of FVC, FEV and %FEV are examined in 217 male and 195 female youths of Aymara ancestry residing in La Paz, Bolivia (altitude 3600 m). The data provide some evidence of an acceleration in the development of lung function relative to stature in Aymara children, beginning during early adolescence, and also indicate that there is a strong relationship between lung function and chest dimensions in Aymara children. Similar patterns have been observed among Quechua youth… CONTINUE READING

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