Some effects of breath holding and apneic underwater diving on cardiac rhythm in man

  • Olsen C
  • Fanestil D
  • Scholander P
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Abstract Man's bradycardic response to simple breath holding was augmented by submersion in water of 27 C and was not prevented by muscular exercise. Cardiac arrhythmias occurred with 45 of 64 periods of apnea in 16 subjects and were more ...

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  • C Robert Olsen

  • Darrell D Fanestil

  • Per F Scholander

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