Sea-level exercise performance following adaptation to hypoxia: a meta-analysis.

01 Dec 2009Bonetti DL1, Hopkins WG.

Findings show natural "Live high train low" currently provides the best protocol for enhancing endurance performance in elite and subelite athletes, while some artificial protocols are effective in subelite athletes.

Meta Analysis
2 effects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Altitude training Selfcare risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Altitude training
Selfcare

Running speed Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Running speed
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
1.0%

Altitude training Selfcare risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Altitude training
Selfcare

Aerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Aerobic Exercise Capa...
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
4.0%