Effects of intermittent hyperbaric exposure on endurance and interval exercise performance in well-trained mice.

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Summary of "Effects of intermittent hyperbaric exposure on endurance and interval exercise performance in well-trained mice."

What is the central question of this study? Intermittent hyperbaric exposure (1.3 ATA with 20.9% O ) has been shown to facilitate endurance capacity by facilitating oxidative and glycolytic capacities in skeletal muscle. It currently remains unclear whether this strategy enhances endurance performance in well-trained individuals. What is the main finding and its importance? Hyperbaric exposure (1.3 ATA with 20.9% O ) with endurance training enhanced oxidative and glycolytic capacities and protein levels of mitochondrial transcription factor A, dynamin-related protein-1, and heat shock protein 70. Hyperbaric exposure with sprint interval training increased the proportion of type I muscle fibres and promoted capillary growth and muscle fibre hypertrophy. These results may lead to a new strategy for enhancing exercise capacity in well-trained mice.


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Name: Experimental physiology
ISSN: 1469-445X


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