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Fakulteta za šport

International symposium "High altitude influence on human performance: science and praxis IV"

Bohinjska Bela - Bohinjska Bela


• Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, SLO 
• Mountain School of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF),SLO

Goal of the Symposium

• Presentation and exchange of theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of high altitude physiology and activity on increased altitude

Foreseeable themes/topics of scientific part of the symposium

• Hypoxia and altitude physiology
• Aviation and space physiology
• Experience from high-altitude alpinist expeditions
• Experience from sportsmen preparation for competitions in altitude environmental conditions and at sea-level
• Combat and rescue praxis in mountains
• Preparation for participation in altitude activities at different age and health status  
• Other topics related to altitude & climbing


The program consists of two parts, as follows:  planned trip to the peak of mountain Triglav and last but not least the symposium at Bohinjska Bela. Please, see here exact time schedule.

Preliminary congress schedule  

Thursday, 10.9.2009

13:00 - 19:30 Bohinjska Bela, registration and accommodation

20:30 Bohinjska Bela, Dinner
21:15 Bohinjska Bela, Pre-congress memorial lecture: Valentin Stanic

Friday, 11.9.2009

7:00-8:00Bohinjska Bela


9:00 – 12:30 Poljče
•Official opening ceremony, Defense training center (Poljče)
•Morning session: Altitude physiologyFaculty of sport,

12:30 – 14:00
Afternoon Session: Altitude physiology
19:30Bohinjska Bela

20:30 Bohinjska Bela
•Evening session: The most important Slovenian alpinist expeditions

Saturday 12.9.2009

7:00 – 8:00 Bohinjska Bela

  • •Breakfast

9:00 – 12:00 Poljče

Morning session: Aviation & Space Physiology, Altitude training and sport preparation

12:30 – 14:00

  • Lunch

14:00 – 19:00

  • Afternoon Session: Combat & rescue praxis in altitude

19:30 Bohinjska Bela

  • Dinner


  • Evening session
Sunday , 13.9.2009

9:00 – 12:00
Bohinjska Bela

Morning session:
1.Preparation for participation in altitude activities at different age and health status
2.Other topics related to altitude & climbingFaculty of sport

Bohinjska BelaClosing of symposium


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