hypobaric chamber


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hypobaric chamber

A chamber used to induce a decrease in ambient pressure as would occur in ascending to altitude. This type of chamber is used primarily for training and experimental purposes. Also called an altitude chamber, decompression chamber, or environmental chamber.
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The participants trained for 10 days, 2 h daily on a cycle ergometer placed in a hypobaric chamber at a simulated altitude of 2,500 m.
paragraf: "Although asystole is an expected event in the hypobaric chamber training.
Studies not appropriate for the hypobaric chamber can be done in USARIEM's hypoxia room, in its lab atop Colorado's Pike's Peak or in the field.
The Air Force Human Performance Wing provides a high-G centrifuge with fully configurable cockpit, hypobaric chambers, and high-fidelity flight simulators.
To prepare for the atmosphere almost six miles up David, 41, has been in a hypobaric chamber at RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire.
The experiment was performed in the hypobaric chamber at the Institute of Aviation Medicine, Royal Australian Air Force Base, Edinburgh, South Australia.
In fact, NORCAT is looking to construct a special hypobaric chamber at its Onaping Falls test mine site to simultaneously experiment with extreme lunar tempratures and atmospheric pressure.
The present work aims to evaluate from a morphologic point of view the effects of chronic simulated hypobaric hypoxia (CSHH) on mouse spermatogenesis, obtained by means of a constant, simulated exposure in a hypobaric chamber of mice to conditions of HH.
The study, published in the British medical journal The Lancet, found that the level of blood clotting compounds in the circulation increased 'substantially' in a group of 20 male volunteers after spending eight hours sitting in a hypobaric chamber to assess the effects of low pressure on circulation.
This room, called a hypobaric chamber, simulates conditions found at higher altitudes.
All the participants were highly experienced in stressful environments - including centrifuge, hypoxia, and PPB studies - and had undergone at least one rapid decompression in a hypobaric chamber prior to the present study.
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