Accession Number:

ADA370133

Title:

Effect of Induced Erythrocythemia on Aerobic Capacity, Ventilatory Threshold, and Run Performance

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

1999-05-18

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

Document the effects of induced erythrocythemia upon aerobic capacity VO2max ventilatory threshold VT, and aerobic performance 3-mile track run, 3MT. Six trained male distance runners age 34.8 - 5 yr, hematocrit Hct 39.6 - 1.8, VO2max 4.10 - 0.56 L O2 min-1, received two infusion treatments in a double-blind, counterbalanced study. BT 760 mL autologous resuspended red blood cells Hct 43.5 and ST 250 mL isotonic saline were administered 7 days apart.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE