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 primarily used for training and experimental purposes. Also called altitude chamber; decompression chamber.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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SPC Rampona's military education includes the Special Electronic Aircraft Course, Special Survival Skills Course (SV-38), and hypobaric chamber training.
During 3 weeks, the subjects modified their usual training schedule (approximately 30 h a week), replacing three sessions of bicycling exercise by three sessions on a cycle ergometer in a hypobaric chamber simulating an altitude of 4,000 m (462 mmHg).
(2) Being stored in low temperature: (d) control group (CKL): without any treatment; (e) controlled atmosphere treatment (CA): leaves were placed in normal polyethylene plastic bags with a controlled atmosphere of 3% [O.sub.2] and 97% [N.sub.2] (controlled C[O.sub.2] < 1%); the gas compositions were continuously controlled constant throughout the storage; (f) hypobaric treatment (HT): leaves were put in a plastic basket and placed into a hypobaric chamber, whose pressure was 61.33 kPa.
They put six subjects in a hypobaric chamber and exposed them to the hypobaric hypoxic conditions for 48 hours.
Fish caught from three depth ranges (surface, 30, and 60 meters) were either vented and released at the surface; released at the surface without venting; vented and placed in a hypobaric chamber, which rapidly recompresses them to simulate the effects of the SeaQualizer; or recompressed without venting.
Segura, "Intermittent hypoxia exposure in a hypobaric chamber and erythropoietin abuse interpretation," Journal of Sports Sciences, vol.
We all go through training in the hypobaric chamber. We are exposed to the effects of hypoxia so we can recognize the symptoms and effects.
In 1918, Wilmer and Berens [1] were involved in the measuring of IOP in 14 airmen, in hypobaric chamber, but they did not detect any significant IOP changes.
didn't find an increase in the myoglobin concentration of the vastus lateralis in cyclist who trained in a hypobaric chamber 4-5 days per week, for 3-4 weeks, and at 2,300 m of simulated altitude (53).
Prolonged asystole during hypobaric chamber training/Alcak basinc ortaminda olusan hipokside uzamis asistoli.