Human Performance 27

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Human Performance 27 16:16 SHORT LECTURE Altitude – Hypobaric Physiology As one increases altitude air density decreases: Physical changes: 1. ATM = N2  79%; O2 21% 2.# of gas molecules decrease 3. Pressure decrease 4. Air density  decreases   lower resistance 5. Decrease in gravity 6. colder 7. Drier climate  less moisture in air 8.less particles 9. UV rays penetrate more
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Unformatted text preview: Performance: 1. Movement increases 2. Thrown + Battled objects 3. Decrease of Oxygen – Aerobic performance Decreases. Mountain sickness: hypoxia - low oxygen. 1. Decrease in PO2 Increase of ventilation. 2. Increase blood PH. Symptoms: headaches (everybody), nausea, insomnia, irritability. Restlessness. Food Repulsion. 16:16 16:16...
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