ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Influence of Air-Ions on People Subjected to Physical Effort and at Rest
A. Wiszniewski1, A. Suchanowski2
 
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1 Medical University of Gdańsk, Dębinki 1, 80-811 Gdańsk, Poland
2 Department of Physiology, Jędrzej Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education, Gdańsk, Poland
 
Pol. J. Environ. Stud. 2008;17(5):801–810
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This work analyzes the influence of air-ions of different types and concentrations on people subjected to physical effort and at rest. The outcome of the conducted research indicates that air-ions at a concentration level of 7.5 million ions/cm3 decrease the consumption of O2 by around 20%, and release CO2. Furthermore, the positive air-ions shorten the period necessary to achieve the anaerobic change threshold by almost 70%, at a high significance ratio of 0.001. A secondary research outcome also shows that the change of these physiological indicators probably results from the permeation of ionized molecules to the lower parts of human lungs.
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