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Body Fluid and Energy Metabolism at High Altitude

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Reed W Hoyt1,
  2. Arnold Honig2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040255

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hoyt, R. W. and Honig, A. 2011. Body Fluid and Energy Metabolism at High Altitude. Comprehensive Physiology. 1277–1289.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environmental Physiology and Medicine Directorate U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts

  2. 2

    Institute of Physiology, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Body Fluid Metabolism at High Altitude
    • 1.1
      Acute Hypoxia
    • 1.2
      Chronic Hypoxia
  • 2
    Energy Metabolism at High Altitude
    • 2.1
      Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise at Altitude
    • 2.2
      Metabolic Responses to Exercise at Altitude