A Study of Oxygen Binding to Hemoglobin During Exercise and Hypoxia in Humans.


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine how oxygen binding to hemoglobin affects gas exchange during exercise in humans. 

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male and female non-smoking participants
  • 18 years old or older
  • no significant metabolic, cardiovascular or neurologic disease and no contraindications to exercise.  

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Medications that might influence the cardiovascular or respiratory responses to exercise will be excluded (e.g. beta blockers and some other antihypertensives along with anti-asthma drugs). 

All inclusion/exclusion criteria are at the discretion of the principal investigator.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Michael Joyner, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Shelly Roberts R.N.


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