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Assessment by near-infrared spectroscopy of the consumption of oxygen provoked by the human body weight in the vastus medialis muscle
Author(s): Joan Verdaguer-Codina
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Paper Abstract

This study has been focused to find the importance of the consumption of oxygen for a muscle that works supporting the weight of the human body. The oxygen uptake at rest level is a data know, but by near-IR spectroscopy can be assessed the oxygen uptake used for a muscle. The energy required by the human body is partially used to produce the energy that help to move the human structure. The oxygen required by the muscles to produce the energy to support the human body has been defined as weight oxygen consumption. The purpose of this study was to assess by near-IR spectroscopy the amount of relative oxygenation/deoxygenation that a muscle requires at rest level and a middle-term rest level.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2925, Photon Propagation in Tissues II, (6 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.260845
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Joan Verdaguer-Codina, Ctr. d'Alt Rendiment (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2925:
Photon Propagation in Tissues II
David A. Benaron; Britton Chance; Gerhard J. Mueller, Editor(s)

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