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    Hematocrits and Athletic Training

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    Long term athletic training will cause a person's hematocrit to change. This job briefly examines the fluctuations.

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    Long term athletic training generally leads to a DECREASE in hematocrit, which is somewhat counterintuitive. There are several contributing factors to this phenomenon. The best explanation is that plasma volume is increased by exercise. So, although there are not less red ...

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    Hematocrits and athletic training are paralleled.

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