oa South African Medical Journal - Bradycardia during human diving
|Article Title||Bradycardia during human diving|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Physiology, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Apr 1975|
|Pages||626 - 630|
|Keyword(s)||Bradycardia, Human diving, Physiology and Sport physiology|
The bradycardial response to the diving reflex, which occurs in man and in diving animals, is thought to be a physiologically protective oxygen-conserving mechanism whereby the animal is kept alive during submergence.
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