Ski mountaineering competition: fit for it?

  title={Ski mountaineering competition: fit for it?},
  author={Kai Schenk and Martin Faulhaber and Hannes Gatterer and Martin Burtscher and Marcello Ferrari},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  volume={21 2},
OBJECTIVE To examine the physiological characteristics of experienced ski mountaineers and to determine the physical demands of ski mountaineering competition. DESIGN Descriptive field study. SETTING An international ski mountaineering competition characterized by 20 400 m distance and 1869 m altitude difference that took place in March 2009 in the South Tyrolean Alps (Italy). PARTICIPANTS Nine healthy and experienced male ski mountaineers. INTERVENTIONS Bioimpedance measurements for… CONTINUE READING
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