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Author International Hypoxia Symposium (14th : 2005 : Lake Louise, Alta.)

Title Hypoxia and exercise / edited by Robert C. Roach, Peter D. Wagner, Peter H. Hackett
Published New York, N.Y. : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 353 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 0065-2598 ; v. 588
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 588. 0065-2598
Contents A tribute to John Burnard West / James S. Milledge -- Adventures in high-altitude physiology / John B. West -- Exercise induced arterial hypoxemia: the role of ventilation-perfusion inequality and pulmonary diffusion limitation / Susan R. Hopkins -- Intrapulmonary shunt during normoxic and hypoxic exercise in healthy humans / Andrew T. Lovering, Michael K. Stickland, Marlowe W. Eldridge -- Exercise-induced arterial hypoxemia: consequences for locomotor muscle fatigue / Lee M. Romer [and others] -- Mechanisms of sleep apnea at altitutde / William Whitelaw -- Control of cerebral blood flow during sleep and the effects of hypoxia / Douglas R. Corfield and Guy E. Meadows -- Neural consequences of sleep disordered breathing: the role of intermittent hypoxia / Mary J. Morrell and Gillian Twigg
Finding the genes underlying adaptation to hypoxia using genomic scans for genetic adaptation and admixture mapping / Mark D. Shriver [and others] -- An evolutionary model for identifying genetic adaptation to high altitude / Lorna G. Moore [and others] -- Hypoxic preconditioning and erythropoietin protect retinal neurons from degeneration / Christian Grimm [and others] -- Blocking stress signaling pathways with cell permeable peptides / Christophe Bonny -- JNK pathway as therapeutic target to prevent degeneration in the central nervous system / Mariaelena Repici and Tiziana Borsello -- Salvage of ischemic myocardium: a focus on JNK / Hervé Duplain -- Mitochondrial reactive oxygen species are required for hypoxic hif[alpha] stabilization / M. Celeste Simon -- Hypoxia-induced gene activity in disused oxidative muscle / Christoph Däpp [and others]
Role of the red blood cell in nitric oxide homeostasis and hypoxic vasodilation / Mark T. Gladwin -- Expression of the heterotrimeric G protein gi and ATP release are impaired in erythrocytes of humans with diabetes mellitus / Randy Sprague [and others] -- Red blood cells and hemoglobin in hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction / Steven Deem -- Dose-response of altitude training: how much altitude is enough? / Benjamin D. Levine, James Stray-Gundersen -- The eye at altitude / Daniel S. Morris [and others] -- Lake Louise consensus methods for measuring the hypoxic ventilatory response / Frank L. Powell -- Pulmonary hypertension in high-altitude dwellers: novel mechanisms, unsuspected predisposing factors / Urs Scherrer [and others] -- Gene huntin in hypoxia and exercise / Kenneth B. Storey
Summary Focuses on research at the interface of hypoxia and exercise. This work's coverage ranges from molecular mechanisms of muscle fatigue and muscle wasting to whole body exercise on the world's highest mountains. It also features papers on training at high altitude for low altitude athletic performance
Analysis Hypoxia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Anoxemia -- Congresses.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.
Exercise -- physiology.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hackett, Peter H.
Roach, Robert C., 1956-
Wagner, P. D. (Peter D.)
ISBN 0387348166 (Cloth)
9780387348162 (Cloth)