Factors to consider to provide maximal protection when people are exercising in the cold
Please respond to the following questions:
- What factors should be considered to provide maximal protection when people are exercising in the cold?
- How would training at medium altitude and then competing at higher altitude affect a runner’s performance? How would training at sea level affect a runner’s performance?
- Discuss the health risks associated with acute exposure to high altitude and how can these risks be minimized?
- What alterations occur in strength, power, and muscular endurance with physical detraining?
- What similarities do we see between spaceflight and detraining? Why does the body make these adaptations during spaceflight?