Our lab recommends a wide range of resources for background information and insight about our research on cardiovascular diseases, remote physiologic monitoring and optimization of performance and health, including our research expedition in Antarctica.

Professional organizations

Use these links to learn about professional organizations related to our research and faculty affiliations.

Educational resources

Use these links to get more information about the extreme conditions in which we conduct our research.


Our lab recommends these books for additional reading about human physiology at high altitudes.

  • Hornbein TF, et al., eds. High Altitude: An Exploration of Human Adaptation. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press; 2001.
  • West JB, et al. High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. 5th ed. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press; 2012.
  • West JB. High Life — A History of High-Altitude Physiology and Medicine. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press; 1998.

U.S. Antarctic Program resources

In 2006 and 2007, our lab researched high-altitude physiology in Antarctica. Use these links to learn about the U.S. Antarctic Program.