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high altitude

Conventionally, an altitude above 33,000 ft (10 km).
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Due to the body's natural response to hypoxia, physical training at high altitudes is used to improve athletic performance at high altitude.
To meet the demands of high altitude flight I propose this voluntary High Altitude Training (HAT) for pilots who fly above 12,500 feet:
* Special: Patricia Bourbeau, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Project Management Office
Women are less susceptible to high altitude pulmonary symptoms but equally susceptible to acute cerebral problems.
'The high altitude platforms technology is an interesting potential solution for delivering broadband internet to rural, suburban and other hard-to-reach areas', says Peter Walters, FP6UK national contact point for IST.
At the height of the team's high altitude training, a number of friendly matches have been lined up to assess the team in a game situation, which will also aid coach Nyangweso to check out new signings and the prospective ones.
Visibility: Medium, worsens at high altitude due to fog
Speaking to Business Bhutan, Indian athletic coach Surendra Singh said that the athletes are in Bhutan for high altitude training and also due to the country's good synthetic track.
"Currently, a number of the research team are ready to depart for an expedition that will focus on high altitude natives who live and work in the industrial mines of the Andean mountains.
Maladaptive diseases such as acute and chronic mountain sickness or high-altitude pulmonary edema and hypertension are observed at altitudes above 2500 m (high altitude) [2, 3].
Bhattachar for their insightful comment [1] on our article suggesting a role of low-grade cellular-based inflammation as indicated by elevated soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) plasma concentrationon in the pathogenesis of high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) [2].

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