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Gas Exchange in Exercise

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Gas Exchange

  1. Paolo Cerretelli,
  2. Pietro E. Di Prampero

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030416

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cerretelli, P. and Di Prampero, P. E. 2011. Gas Exchange in Exercise. Comprehensive Physiology. 297–339.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Steady State
    • 1.1
      External Gas Exchange
    • 1.2
      Alveolar Gas Exchange
    • 1.3
      Blood O2-Carrying Capacity
    • 1.4
      Energy Cost of Blood Pumping
    • 1.5
      Cardiovascular Adjustments
    • 1.6
      Oxygen Utilization and its Limiting Factors
    • 1.7
      Comparative Aspects of Gas Exchange
  • 2
    Unsteady State
    • 2.1
      Pulmonary Gas-Exchange Transients
    • 2.2
      Cardiovascular Transients
    • 2.3
      Control and Kinetics of Gas Exchange in Muscle
  • 3
    Conclusions