altitude acclimatization


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altitude acclimatization

A slow physiological adaptation resulting from prolonged exposure to significantly reduced atmospheric pressure.
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Using this method, athletes live at moderate altitude (2,500 m) and train at low altitude (1,250 m) which allows athletes to obtain the benefits of altitude acclimatization and continue to train at high intensities, resulting in improvements of aerobic capacity ([VO.
Living high-training low": Effect of moderate altitude acclimatization with low altitude low altitude training on performance.
Roeggla reported that alcohol depressed breathing at high altitudes and impeded high altitude acclimatization (7).
Increases in submaximal cycling efficiency mediated by altitude acclimatization.
If he was really serious about getting to the top he would have undergone rounds of altitude acclimatization.
Among other factors the degree of altitude acclimatization determines the risk to develop AMS with a lower risk in well acclimatized compared to non acclimatized persons (4).