Altitude training for elite endurance performance: a 2012 update

Fudge, B., Pringle, J., Maxwell, Neil, Turner, G., Ingham, S. and Jones, A. (2012) Altitude training for elite endurance performance: a 2012 update Current Sports Medicine Reports, 11 (3). pp. 148-154. ISSN 1537-8918

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Altitude training is commonly used by endurance athletes and coaches in pursuit of enhancement of performance on return to sea level. The purpose of the current review article was to update and evaluate recent literature relevant to the practical application of altitude training for endurance athletes. Consequently, the literature can be considered in either of two categories: performance-led investigations or mechanistic advancements/insights. Each section discusses the relevant literature and proposes future directions where appropriate.

Item Type: Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Altitude training; endurance athletes and coaches; performance-led investigations; mechanistic advancements/insights
Subjects: C000 Biological and Biomedical Sciences > C600 Sport and Exercise Science
B000 Health Professions > B100 Anatomy Physiology and Pathology > B190 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology not elsewhere classified
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1249/JSR.0b013e31825640d5
Faculties: Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
Depositing User: Chelsea editor
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 10:46
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2015 09:38

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