Application of near-infrared spectroscopy in human elite freedivers while deep diving on a single breath hold

Alexander Ruesch*, J. Chris McKnight, Eric Mulder, Jingyi Wu, Steve Balfour, Barbara G. Shinn-Cunningham, Erika Schagatay, Jana M. Kainerstorfer

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Abstract

Near-infrared spectroscopy was used to observe the cerebral hemodynamic response of freedivers during single breath-hold training dives. We observed variability in hemodynamic progression, and heartbeat shape changes with diving depth.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging VIII
EditorsDavide Contini, Yoko Hoshi, Thomas D. O'Sullivan
PublisherSPIE
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781510647060
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2021
EventDiffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging VIII 2021 - Virtual, Online, Germany
Duration: 20 Jun 202124 Jun 2021

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Volume11920
ISSN (Print)1605-7422

Conference

ConferenceDiffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging VIII 2021
Country/TerritoryGermany
CityVirtual, Online
Period20/06/2124/06/21

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