Mean Myoglobin Oxygen Tension during Exercise at Maximal Oxygen Uptake

  • R. F. Coburn
  • B. J. Clark
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 75)


We have applied the method of estimating intracellular oxygen in skeletal and cardiac muscle from binding of CO to myoglobin to intact man. This study has been published in detail elsewhere (1).


Maximal Oxygen Uptake Apply Physiology Hamstring Muscle Intracellular Oxygen Canine Muscle 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Coburn
    • 1
  • B. J. Clark
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology, School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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