altitude acclimatization


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altitude acclimatization

[′al·tə‚tüd ə‚klī·məd·ə′zā·shən]
(physiology)
A physiological adaptation to reduced atmospheric and oxygen pressure.
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Adaptations in ventilatory regulation (ventilatory acclimatization) play an important role in the complex altitude acclimatization process leading to a progressive increase in ventilation and arterial oxygen saturation (Sa[0.
Prepare as you would for any marathon, but with more hill work (up and down) and altitude acclimatization, if at all possible.
We're looking for the most efficient and effective approaches to altitude acclimatization," Muza said.
A team of scientists including physiologists, biochemists and molecular biologists, headed by the Director of Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Dr Shashi Bala Singh along with 20 Indian Army soldiers are deputed to KIMBMRC, Bishkek and Tuya Ashu to carry out studies on high altitude acclimatization.
USARIEM facilities allow for the study of various forms of stress that soldiers may encounter in the field and scientists here are investigating ways to help soldiers adjust to these stressors, including extreme temperature, altitude acclimatization, physical work and training injuries, energy deficit, dehydration, inflammatory stressors, chemicals, sleep deficit, and anxiety and fear.
Altitude acclimatization and energy metabolic adaptations in skeletal muscle during exercise.