Development of Maximal Cardio-Respiratory Oxygen Transport Capacity under the Influence of Intensive Physical Training in Boys During the Age Period 12 to 17 Years

  • Günter Koch


There is scant information on the development of the different cardiorespiratory parameters essential to oxygen transport — and hence physical performance — during the years of rapid growth; extensive studies dealing with the effect of physical training are limited to training periods of short duration (Eriksson, B.O. and Koch, G., 1973; Koch, G. and Eriksson, B.O., 1973; Döbeln, W, von, and Eriksson, B.O., 1972); most studies involving longer training periods such as 22 months (Daniels, J. and Oldridge, N., 1971) and 32 months (Ekholm, B., 1969) are restricted to the effect of training on maximal oxygen uptake.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Günter Koch
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PhysiologyCentrallasarettetKarlskronaSweden
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of BerlinWest-BerlinGermany

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