Items tagged as "extreme athletes"
It’s a natural laboratory for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. It’s also the highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s extreme altitude puts climbers under the same conditions experienced by patients suffering from heart disease, obesity or advanced age. To take advantage [...]Created by Admin
It's extreme science about extreme athletes and explorers. People who climb mountains - or run up them - provide a great example of what the human body can do. Understanding their physiology in unusual environments will help researchers to understand better how the body works when it's under the stress of [...]Created by Admin