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Document ID (ISN)72560
CIS number 99-682
ISSN - Serial title 0300-0559 - Revue de médecine du travail
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Normand J.C., Thomas P., Baud J.P.
Title Importance of exercise tests to assess fitness for work under hyperbaric conditions
Original title Intérêt de l'épreuve d'effort pour l'aptitude au travail en milieu hyperbare [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1996, Vol.XXIII, No.4, p.184-191. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract During a submaximal exercise test on an ergometric bicycle, the average power reached was 199W and the maximum oxygen consumption was 43.2mL/min/kg. The hazards and physical constraints of work under hyperbaric pressure highlight the need for an ECG both at rest and during exercise to assess the strength of the cardiovascular system and its adaptation to strain. Topics: aptitude tests; comment on law; compression; decompression; electrocardiography; exercise tests; heart rate monitoring; hyperbaric pressure; oxygen intake; tunnelling; work aptitude.
Descriptors (primary) hyperbaric pressure; work aptitude; aptitude tests; exercise tests; tunnelling
Descriptors (secondary) compression; decompression; electrocardiography; heart rate monitoring; comment on law; oxygen intake
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hyperbaric pressure