Proceedings of The Physiological Society

University of Central Lancashire (2002) J Physiol 543P, S230


The time course of the decrease in maximal oxygen consumption during long-term bed rest in humans

G. Ferretti*, F. Lador*, M. Azabji*, C. Moia*, E. Tamm†, M. Cautero†, S. Fusi†, G. Antonutto† and C. Capelli†

*Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland and †Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universit

Maximal oxygen uptake (

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