Performing at extreme altitude: muscle cellular and subcellular adaptations

  title={Performing at extreme altitude: muscle cellular and subcellular adaptations},
  author={Hans Howald and Hans H Hoppeler},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
This review reports on the collaborative efforts of the Department of Physiology of the University of Geneva headed by Paolo Cerretelli, the Research Institute at the Federal School of Physical Education in Magglingen and the Department of Anatomy of the University of Bern to elucidate the functional and structural conditions for and consequences of climbing successfully at altitudes in excess of 8000 m. Using a combination of physiological whole body measurements with biochemical… CONTINUE READING
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