Accession Number:

AD0840595

Title:

HUMAN ADAPTATION TO HIGH ALTITUDE: A BIOLOGICAL CASE STUDY OF A QUECHUA POPULATION NATIVE TO THE HIGH ANDEAN REGION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HYPOXIA AND COLD. VOLUME I.

Descriptive Note:

Final progress rpet.,

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK

Report Date:

1968-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

288.0

Abstract:

Contents Human adaptation to high altitude Bibliography of program publications and manuscripts Appendices--Summary of weather data - Nunoa district Socio-political organization of Nunoa Demography and research with high altitude populations Reproduction and viability in a highland Peruvian Indian population Summary of unpublished data on maximum oxygen consumption testing at the Nunoa laboratory Exercise performance at high altitude 4000 meters in Peru Summary of total results available on testing metabolic and temperature responses of various groups at 10C Cold stress and microclimate in the Quechua Indians of southern Peru Racial and developmental factors in foot cooling Quechua Indians and U. S. whites Food requirements of high altitude Peruvian natives Effect of coca chewing on metabolic balance in Peruvian high altitude natives.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE