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Bruno Balke Papers
MSS 0468  
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box 1, folder 1

"Ueber lungenblutungen kardialen Ursprungs, besonders bei der Mitralstenose" 1937


Reprint of Balke's doctoral dissertation for his medical degree. In German.
box 1, folder 2

"Zusammenfassunguber die Habilitationsarbeit" 1945


Photocopy of Balke's Ph.D. Thesis. In German.
box 1, folder 3

Early research on impact of high altitude 1943 - 1944


Reprints and typescripts, in German, of research. "Bergkrankheit" (1943); "Hochgebirgslaboratorien" (1943); "Energiebedarf im Hochgebirge" (1944); and "Hohenfestigkeitssteigerung durch korperliches Training" (1944).
box 1, folder 4

Physical training 1958 - 1971


"Ceiling Altitude Tolerance following Physical Training and Acclimatization" (1958); "Increased Tolerance to Pressure Breathing by Utilizing Adequate Breathing Mechanics" (1958); "Maximum Performance Capacity at Sea-Level and at Moderate Altitude before and after Training at Altitude" (1965); "Training for Maximum Performance at Altitude" (1966); "The Physiological Effects of Altitude Training" (1967); "Variation in Altitude and Its Effects on Exercise Performance" (1968); and "Training at Altitude for Performance at Sea Level" (1971).
box 1, folder 5

Exercise testing in stress situations 1952 - 1956


"Correlation of Static and Physical Endurance" (1952); "Work Capacity after Blood Donation and after Exposure to Prolonged, Mild Hypoxia" (1953); "Work Performance at Altitude after Adaptation in Man and Dog" (1956); and "Own Involvement in Exercise Testing" (n.d.).
box 1, folder 6

Respiration and cardiac performance at high altitude 1964 - 1982


"Cardiac Performance in Relation to Altitude" (1964); "Physiology of Respiration at Altitude" (1972); and "Seminar at the Given Institute" (1982)
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Factors limiting performance 1962 - 1981


"Work Capacity and Its Limiting Factors at High Altitude" (1962); "Human Tolerances" (1963); "Summary of Magglingen Symposium on Sports at Medium Altitude" (1965); "Limiting Factors of Physical Performance" (1973); and "Limitations to Work at Altitude" (1981).
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Work performance and aging 1963


"Work Tolerance: Age and Altitude" (1963); and "Respiratory Responses to Exercise as Related to Age" (n.d.).
box 1, folder 9

Performance in deep space 1959


"Experimental Studies on the Conditioning of Man for Space Flight" (1959); "Progress Report #1: Man in Space" (1959); and "Medico-Biological Research on the Problem "Man in Space Flight" (n.d.).
box 1, folder 10

Hyperventilation 1956 - 1958


"Effect of Hyperventilation on Performance" (1956); "In-Flight Hyperventilation during Jet Pilot Training" (1957); and "Adaptive Responses to Hyperventilation" (1958).