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Breathing During Exercise

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Mechanics of Breathing

  1. Brian J. Whipp1,
  2. Richard L. Pardy2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030334

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Whipp, B. J. and Pardy, R. L. 2011. Breathing During Exercise. Comprehensive Physiology. 605–629.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Respiratory Physiology and Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Meakins-Christie Laboratories, Montreal Chest Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Determinants of Exercise Ventilation
    • 1.1
      Alveolar Ventilation
    • 1.2
      Dead-Space Ventilation
  • 2
    Pattern of Ventilatory Response
    • 2.1
      inline image Relationship
    • 2.2
      Breathing Pattern Relationships
    • 2.3
      Mechanical Constraints on Pattern of Breathing
  • 3
    Effecting the Response
    • 3.1
      Respiratory Muscles
    • 3.2
      Power Output of Ventilatory Pump
    • 3.3
      Metabolic Cost of Breathing
    • 3.4
      Efficiency of Breathing
  • 4
    Factors Limiting Ventilatory Response
    • 4.1
      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • 4.2
      Highly Fit Athletes