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Cardiovascular response to apneic immersion in cool and warm waterThe influence of prior exposure to cool water and the influence of lung volume on the responses to breath holding were examined. The bradycardia and vasoconstriction that occur during breath-hold diving in man are apparently the resultant of stimuli from apnea, relative expansion of the thorax, lung volume, esophageal pressure, face immersion, and thermal receptor stimulation. It is concluded that the bradycardia and vasoconstriction associated with breath holding during body immersion are not attenuated by a preexisting bradycardia and vasoconstriction due to cold.
Document ID
19740038762
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Folinsbee, L. (California, University Davis, Calif., United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1974
Publication Information
Publication: Journal of Applied Physiology
Volume: 36
Subject Category
BIOSCIENCES
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NGR-05-004-026
Distribution Limits
Public
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