Maximal exercise performance in chronic hypoxia and acute normoxia in high-altitude natives.

@article{Favier1995MaximalEP,
  title={Maximal exercise performance in chronic hypoxia and acute normoxia in high-altitude natives.},
  author={Roland Favier and Hilde Spielvogel and Dominique Desplanches and G. Samuelli Ferretti and Bengt Kayser and Hans H Hoppeler},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={78 5},
  pages={1868-74}
}
Maximal O2 uptake (VO2max) was determined on a bicycle ergometer in chronic hypoxia (CH) and during acute exposure to normoxia (AN) in 50 healthy young men who were born and had lived at 3,600 m altitude (La Paz, Bolivia). VO2max was significantly improved (approximately 8%) by AN. However, the difference in VO2max measured in CH and AN (delta VO2max) was lower than that reported in sea-level natives (SN) who exercised in chronic normoxia and acute hypoxia. It is shown that high-altitude… CONTINUE READING