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dc.contributor.advisorPorcari, John
dc.contributor.authorProbst, Lauren
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-02T17:54:37Z
dc.date.available2015-09-02T17:54:37Z
dc.date.issued2015-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/73388
dc.description.abstractThis study was designed to evaluate the effect of the Elevation Training Mask on maximal aerobic capacity (VO2max) and performance variables. 25 subjects (13 mask, 12 control) completed a 6-week high intensity cycle ergometer training protocol. Pre and post-testing included tests for VO2max, pulmonary function, maximal inspiration pressure, hemoglobin and hematocrit. Significant differences were seen in pre to post- testing VO2max in both the mask and control groups. The control group improved by 13.5%, while the mask group improved by 16.5%. There were also significant improvements found in ventilatory threshold (13.9%), power output at ventilatory threshold (31 W), respiratory compensation threshold (10.2%), and power output at respiratory compensation threshold (39.9 W) in the mask group only. Results indicate that the Elevation Training Mask can improve maximal aerobic capacity and performance variables.en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.subjectAerobic capacityen
dc.subjectExercise -- Physiological aspectsen
dc.titleEffects of the elevation training mask on maximal aerobic capacity and performance variablesen
dc.typeThesisen
thesis.degree.levelMSen
thesis.degree.disciplineClinical Exercise Physiologyen


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