Module 9 (Lec 2)- ExerEnvironment - altitude and air pollution

Module 9 (Lec 2)- ExerEnvironment - altitude and air pollution

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Exercise and the Environment High Altitude Air Pollution
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Outline 1.   Air pollution and exercise 2. Exercise at high altitude
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Exercise in Polluted Air Air pollution irritates lungs and decreases  oxygen delivery to muscles Ozone, carbon monoxide Guidelines to combat air pollution
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Worst times of day for ozone and carbon monoxide
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Exercise at Altitude Primary problem is  decreased oxygen delivery  to muscle Lower barometric pressure Physiological adjustments Breathing becomes deeper  and faster Exercise heart rate rises Body decreases its water  content
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The effects of altitude on maximal exercise capacity.
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Heart rate and ventilation responses to moderate exercise at various altitudes
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Changes in Anaerobic Performance at Altitude Comparison of Performances in Short Races in the 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games Olympic games Short races: Men Short races: Women 100m 200m 400m 800m 100m 200m 400m 800m 1964 (Tokyo)
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course BIO 154 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '11 term at N. Arizona.

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Module 9 (Lec 2)- ExerEnvironment - altitude and air pollution

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