Hypoxia and Exercise

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ISBN: 978-0-387-34816-2 (Print) 978-0-387-34817-9 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Hypoxia Honoree

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      Pages 1-6

      A Tribute to John Burden West

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      Pages 7-16

      Adventures in High-Altitude Physiology

  3. Exercise-Induced Hypoxemia (EIH): Causes and Consequences

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      Pages 17-30

      Exercise Induced Arterial Hypoxemia: The role of Ventilation-Perfusion Inequality and Pulmonary Diffusion Limitation

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      Pages 31-45

      Intrapulmonary Shunt During Normoxic and Hypoxic Exercise in Healthy Humans

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      Pages 47-55

      Exercise-Induced Arterial Hypoxemia: Consequences For Locomotor Muscle Fatigue

  4. Causes and Effects of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

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      Pages 57-63

      Mechanisms of Sleep Apnea at Altitude

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      Pages 65-73

      Control of Cerebral Blood Flow During Sleep and The Effects of Hypoxia

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      Pages 75-88

      Neural Consequences of Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Role of Intermittent Hypoxia

  5. Genetics, Genomics and Adaptation to High Altitude

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      Pages 89-100

      Finding the Genes Underlying Adaptation to Hypoxia Using Genomic Scans for Genetic Adaptation and Admixture Mapping

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      Pages 101-118

      An Evolutionary Model for Identifying Genetic Adaptation to High Altitude

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      Pages 119-131

      Hypoxic Preconditioning and Erythropoietin Protect Retinal Neurons from Degeneration

  6. Blocking Stress Pathways with Cell-Permeable Membranes

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      Pages 133-143

      Blocking Stress Signaling Pathways with Cell Permeable Peptides

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      Pages 145-155

      JNK Pathway as Therapeutic Target to Prevent Degeneration in the Central Nervous System

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      Pages 157-164

      Salvage Of Ischemic Myocardium: A Focus on JNK

  7. The Impact of Immobilization and Hypoxia on Skeletal Muscle

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      Pages 165-170

      Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species are Required for Hypoxic HIFα Stabilization

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      Pages 171-188

      Hypoxia-Induced Gene Activity in Disused Oxidative Muscle

  8. Hypoxic Vasoregulation: Interactions of Red Cells, Endothelium and Smooth Muscle

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      Pages 189-205

      Role of the Red Blood Cell in Nitric Oxide Homeostasis and Hypoxic Vasodilation

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      Pages 207-216

      Expression of the Heterotrimeric G Protein Gi and ATP Release are Impaired in Erythrocytes of Humans with Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 217-231

      Red Blood Cells and Hemoglobin in Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction

  9. Hypoxia: State of the Art

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      Pages 233-247

      Dose-Response of Altitude Training: How Much Altitude is Enough?

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