Hyperthermia Induces Venous Blood Alkalosis: A Study in Five Ironman Triathletes

Posted on Posted in Fantastic Findings, Joseph J. Cukla, LPN, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 2 : Issue 1 : February 2010

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Joseph J. Cukla, LPN ABSTRACT To study the relationship between athletic performance in extreme heat and blood chemistry abnormalities, five Ironman triathletes were subjected to a hyperthermic chamber for one hour. The goal was to simulate the excessive heat and the feelings they experienced during their suboptimal athletic performances in the Ironman more »