lactate paradox

lac·tate par·a·dox

(lak'tāt par'ă-doks)
Reduced capacity for lactate production by skeletal muscle during exercise at altitude despite reduction in arterial PO2; related to an altitude-induced reduction in the glucose-mobilizing hormone epinephrine during exercise.
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Additionally, the so-called lactate paradox at high altitudes was discussed by several authors (West, 2007; van Hall, 2007).
2007) Counterpoint: the lactate paradox does not occur during exercise at high altitude.
7 A lactate paradox applies: the lesser the lactate build-up, the higher you go, even though there is less [0.
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