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Research Unit in Cardio-respiratory Physiology (IR021)

Faculty of Motor Skills Sciences | Motricity Sciences Research Centers

(Code: ULB387)

Skills of the unit :

► - Cardio-pulmonary exercise testing (cyclo-ergometer, treadmill, rowing) in laboratory and in sports field (in normoxic and hypoxic conditions)- Measurement of the lung diffusion capacity with evaluation of the pulmonary capillary volume with the double gas technique (NO/CO) - Echocardiographic measurement of the right heart and pulmonary circulation adaptation to exercise stress- Measurement of cerebral arterial velocity by transcranial doppler - Evaluation of the respiratory muscles force