decompression chamber

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de·com·pres·sion cham·ber

a chamber for exposing organisms to pressures below that of the atmosphere.

decompression chamber

n.
A compartment in which atmospheric pressure can be gradually raised or lowered, used especially in readjusting divers or underwater workers to normal atmospheric pressure or in treating decompression sickness.
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1996) Effects of physical training in a hypobaric chamber on the physical performance of competitive triathletes.
Although asystole is an expected event in the hypobaric chamber training, our case did not require CPR or any intervention and recovery was achieved spontaneously.
To keep the number of hypobaric chamber runs within manageable limits, the investigators had to choose between assessing multiple models and settings or choosing one model and repeating the measurements on a number of chamber runs.
Using the hypobaric chamber allows Balog to identify and selectively breed resistant birds and to test for possible remedies.
All experiments were conducted in a hypobaric chamber at DCIEM with the participant seated in an ejection-type chair.
Objective: To determine the effects of hypoxia in hypobaric chamber and correlation of effects with time.
A 36-year-old, male helicopter pilot was taken to hypobaric chamber training.
However, after hours of tests, I was on my way to a hypobaric chamber at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), where a team evaluated my symptoms and subjected me to multiple cognitive-skill tests (which I failed miserably).
This hypobaric chamber can hold six individuals for overnight stays.
During the experiment these subjects modified their usual training program and replaced three sessions of bicycling exercise with three sessions on a cycle ergometer in a hypobaric chamber simulating an altitude of 4000 m.
Using a hypobaric chamber, other investigators have also found significant improvements in cycling power outputs following exposure to 1-2 hours of intermittent hypoxia for 10-15 days, accompanied by no significant changes in red blood cell parameters (18,29,41).