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Energy cost of breathing at depth: effect of respiratory muscle training.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc
Publication Date
Volume
39
Issue
4
Pages
829–836
Identifiers
PMID: 22908839
Source
Medline
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Abstract

RRMT significantly reduced the energy cost of ventilation, measured as delta VO2/delta V(E) during ISEV, at a depth of 55 fsw. Whether this change was due to reduced work of breathing and/or increased efficiency of the respiratory muscles remains to be determined.

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