By Stephen, M.D. Bezruchka

Remain fit at excessive heights with this pocket guide—now up-to-date with the most up-tp-date info on getting ready for and adapting to altitude.
·Updated guidance for individuals going to altitude (heights above 7,000 toes) with pre-existing medical conditions reminiscent of middle stipulations, diabetes, and cancer
·A convenient thesaurus and easy-to-read tables protecting signs and indicators, altitude disease, and excessive altitude drugs
·Case reports of actual occasions and a question-and-answer part aid readers larger comprehend common matters approximately altitude and its results, and more
This re-creation presents the newest info on prevention and remedy of altitude illness—from getting ready for altitude to spotting and treating the indicators of acute mountain affliction, together with excessive altitude pulmonary and cerebral edemas. fitted to either beginner and professional hikers, climbers, trekkers, and skiers, Altitude affliction, second version, additionally contains an up-to-date exam of ways altitude interacts with yes medicinal drugs, a brand new part on utilizing the net to discover additional info approximately altitude ailment, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Increase time to 40 seconds. To Decrease Difficulty • Place cones 4 yards apart. • Decrease to 20 seconds.  Using a shake hands grip, carry your hockey stick in your right hand midway down the handle.  Repeat the sequence to see how many touches you can do in 30 seconds. Success Goal = Number of cone touches in 30 seconds _____ Success Check • Balance _____ • Move on balls of feet _____ • Use breakdown footwork _____ To Increase Difficulty • Place cones 10 yards apart. • Increase speed of repetition.

Decrease to 15 seconds.  Count each time you slide both feet over a new side of the box as one time. Success Goal = Number of times you slide over a new box side in 30 seconds _____ Success Check • Balance _____ • Move on balls of feet _____ • Feet shoulder­width apart _____ • Feet and shoulders face forward _____ • Stick held in both hands out in front of feet _____ To Increase Difficulty • Place cones for a 5­yard­by­5­yard square. • Increase speed of repetition. • Increase time to 60 seconds.

To Decrease Difficulty • Start run only 5 yards from field line. • Decrease to 8 repetitions.  Slide for 20 seconds and count the completed trips. Success Goal = Number of sliding trips completed in 20 seconds _____ Success Check • Balance _____ • Move on balls of feet _____ • Lateral slide footwork _____•Feet and shoulders face forward _____ To Increase Difficulty • Place an additional marker or line. • Increase speed of repetition. • Increase time to 30 seconds. • Hop, jump, or run in place of sliding.

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