Prof. Dr. Carsten Lundby

Institute of Physiology, UZH
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 635 50 52

Carsten Lundby

Main goals, keywords

Integrative physiology with emphasis on human adaptations to exercise and environment at the systemic and cellular level. Regulation of cardiac output and brain blood flow, altitude training, acute and chronic altitude physiology, training, determinants of performance, regulation of erythropoiesis, iron metabolism, bed rest, inactivity

Representative publications

Jacobs RA, Boushel R, Wright-Paradis C, Calbet JA, Robach P, Gnaiger E, Lundby C
Mitochondrial function in human skeletal muscle following high altitude exposure
Exp Physiol, 98(1): 245-55, 2013

Siebenmann C, Robach P, Jacobs RA, Rasmussen P, Nordsborg N, Diaz V, Christ A, Olsen NV, Maggiorini M, Lundby C
Live high-train low using normobaric hypoxia: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study
J Appl Physiol, 112(1): 106-17, 2012

Lundby C, Robach P, Saltin B
The evolving science of detection of 'blood doping'
Br J Pharmacol, 165(5): 1306-15, 2012

Lundby A, Secher A, Lage K, Nordsborg NB, Dmytriyev A, Lundby C, Olsen JV
Quantitative maps of protein phosphorylation sites across 14 different rat organs and tissues
Nat Commun, 3: 876, 2012

Rasmussen P, Nordsborg N, Taudorf S, Sørensen H, Berg RM, Jacobs RA, Bailey DM, Olsen NV, Secher NH, Møller K, Lundby C
Brain and skin do not contribute to the systemic rise in erythropoietin during acute hypoxia in humans
FASEB J, 26(5): 1831-4, 2012

Jacobs RA, Rasmussen P, Siebenmann C, Díaz V, Gassmann M, Pesta D, Gnaiger E, Nordsborg NB, Robach P, Lundby C
Determinants of time trial performance and maximal incremental exercise in highly trained endurance athletes
J Appl Physiol, 111(5): 1422-1430, 2011


Höhentraining bringt nichts (magazin. Die Zeitschrift der UZH, 16.05.2011)

Die verführerische Leichtigkeit des Dopens (UZH News, 19.11.2013)

Institute of Physiology, UZH

Den ganzen Organismus verstehen (ZIHP News Special, März 2010)

Alpinisten auf Speed (Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 16.12.2012)

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