oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Altitude training - current perspectives
|Article Title||Altitude training - current perspectives|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Physiology, University of Natal, Congella, KwaZulu Natal|
|Publication Date||Nov 1996|
|Pages||19 - 21|
|Keyword(s)||Barometric pressure, Cardiac output, Erythropoeitin, Haemoglobin concentration, Hypoxic ventilatory drive, Plasma lactate concentration, Pressures of oxygen, Pulmonary diffusing capacity, Red blood cell volume, Respiratory alkalosis, Sea level performance and Tissue blood flow|
Endurance performance is dependent upon both adequate oxygen delivery to the working muscles and efficient utilisation of that oxygen in the combustion of substrate in the muscle cell.
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