Accession Number : AD0671031

Title :   RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY ON ASCENT TO HIGH ALTITUDE.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 2,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSIDAD PERUANA CAYETANO HEREDIA LIMA INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES DE LA ALTURA

Personal Author(s) : Cruz-Jibaja,Julio C.

Report Date : APR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Investigations were made on the possible mechanism of desensitization of carotid chemoreceptors at high altitude and the role of hypoxia sensitivity during exercise in high altitude natives.

Descriptors :   (*RESPIRATION, HIGH ALTITUDE), HYPOXIA, CHEMORECEPTORS, SENSITIVITY, ACCLIMATIZATION, EXERCISE(PHYSIOLOGY), OXYGEN CONSUMPTION, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), PERU

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE