Altitude training

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At high altitude there are less oxygen particles
this measn that there is a drop in partial pressure
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VO2 max is effected when an athlete trains at altitude
it drops by 5-7% every 1000M increase
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hypoximeia is
a shortage of oxygen in the blood
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hypoxia is
a shortage of oxygen in the body
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LH-TL is used to train for
an event that lasts between 8 and 20 minutes
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when using LH-TL altitude training
there's an initial increase in EPO, VO2 max, vascularistaion and myoglobin/mitochondria stores
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What are the characteristics of altitude hyperventilation
1) occurs imidiately 2) worse in first few days 3) takes a week to stabalise
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Some of the responses to altitude are
1) destabalisation of blood PH 2) capilarisation 3) increased myoglobin/mitochondria stores 4) oxygen efficency enzyme changes
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The three types of altitude training
1) Live high - train low 2) live low - train high 3) live high - train high
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The main danger of altitude training is
altitude sickness which can occur above 2500M
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it drops by 5-7% every 1000M increase

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VO2 max is effected when an athlete trains at altitude

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a shortage of oxygen in the blood

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a shortage of oxygen in the body

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an event that lasts between 8 and 20 minutes

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