oa South African Medical Journal - Physiological effects of a change in altitude from Johannesburg to sea-level
|Article Title||Physiological effects of a change in altitude from Johannesburg to sea-level|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Human Sciences Laboratory, Chamber of Mines of South African and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Mar 1972|
|Pages||251 - 257|
|Keyword(s)||Change in altitute, Johannesburg, Physiology, Pulmonology and Sea-level|
Rapid descent from Johannesburg, at an altitude of 1 763 m above sea-level, into a deep mine to sea-level resulted in an increase in maximum oxygen intake of 11 - 12% and a significant reduction in minute ventilation at submaximal and maximal effort.
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