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  1. Content type: Question & Answer

    Whilst attending a conference last year, I was fortunate enough to be seated at lunch next to a very eminent octogenarian academic. Conversation ensued, and I was instantly captivated by ...

    Authors: Ned Gilbert-Kawai

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:13

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  2. Content type: Research

    To optimise health for space missions, European astronauts follow specific conditioning programs before, during and after their flights. To evaluate the effectiveness of these programs, the European Space Agen...

    Authors: Nora Petersen, Lutz Thieschäfer, Lori Ploutz-Snyder, Volker Damann and Joachim Mester

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:12

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    Venous occlusion plethysmography is a simple yet powerful technique for the non-invasive measurement of blood flow. It has been used extensively in both the experimental and clinical settings. The underlying r...

    Authors: Stephen Wythe, Thomas Davies, Daniel Martin, Martin Feelisch and Edward Gilbert-Kawai

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:8

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  4. Content type: Career perspective

    This invited autobiographical article pertains to 52 years as an exercise physiologist of which 16 years were devoted to being an active emeriti. Although the career pathway was circuitous in nature, once reso...

    Authors: Charles M Tipton

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:6

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  5. Content type: Research

    The new Earlobe Arterialized Blood Collector (EABC®) is a minimally invasive prototype system able to perform capillary blood collection from the earlobe (EL) with minimal training and risk. This system could ...

    Authors: Sergi Vaquer, Jordi Masip, Gisela Gili, Gemma Gomà, Joan Carles Oliva, Alexandre Frechette, Simon Evetts, Thais Russomano and Antonio Artigas

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:5

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  6. Content type: Case Report

    The nutritional demands of ultra-endurance racing are well documented. However, the relationship between nutritional consumption and performance measures are less obvious for athletes competing in Polar condit...

    Authors: Scott Paulin, Justin Roberts, Michael Roberts and Ian Davis

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:3

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  7. Content type: Review

    Much hypoxia research has been carried out at high altitude in a hypobaric hypoxia (HH) environment. Many research teams seek to replicate high-altitude conditions at lower altitudes in either hypobaric hypoxi...

    Authors: Jonny Coppel, Philip Hennis, Edward Gilbert-Kawai and Michael PW Grocott

    Citation: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:2

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