What is the Anticipated Reduction in Aerobic Exercise Performance under Various Combinations of Acute Altitude Exposure & Load Carriage Conditions?

Research Paper Title Aerobic Exercise Performance During Load Carriage and Acute Altitude Exposure. Background This study quantified the impact of combined load carriage and acute altitude exposure on 5-km running time-trial (TT) performance and self-selected pacing strategy. Furthermore, this study developed a velocity prediction tool (nomogram) for similar aerobic exercise tasks performed under various combinations… Read More


High Altitude & Pulmonary Embolism in Military Populations

Research Paper Title Profile of pulmonary embolism in service personnel posted at high altitude area. Background The researchers evaluated the clinical presentation and risk factors of pulmonary embolism (PE) in soldiers posted at high altitude areas (HAA). Methods The researchers conducted a retrospective analysis of all cases of PE presented to us between March 2011… Read More

At the Height of Performance!

1.0     Introduction This article provides a brief overview of altitude training and is primarily aimed at the lay person or exercise professionals new to this form of training. With numerous evidence-based fitness benefits, altitude training is becoming more readily available in commercial settings. This brief article takes a closer look at what altitude training… Read More