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"Live high-train low" using normobaric hypoxia: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study

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  • Christoph Siebenmann
  • Paul Robach
  • Robert A Jacobs
  • Peter Rasmussen
  • Nordsborg, Nikolai Baastrup
  • Victor Diaz
  • Andreas Christ
  • Niels Vidiendal Olsen
  • Marco Maggiorini
  • Carsten Lundby
The combination of living at altitude and training near sea level [live high-train low (LHTL)] may improve performance of endurance athletes. However, to date, no study can rule out a potential placebo effect as at least part of the explanation, especially for performance measures. With the use of a placebo-controlled, double-blinded design, we tested the hypothesis that LHTL-related improvements in endurance performance are mediated through physiological mechanisms and not through a placebo effect. Sixteen endurance cyclists trained for 8 wk at low altitude (
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Applied Physiology
Vol/bind112
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)106-117
Antal sider12
ISSN8750-7587
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2012

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CURIS 2012 5200 002

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