Cigarette Smoking, COHb Level and Physical Fitness

  • V. Milosevic
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Many authors are of the opinion that tobacco smoking represents a very significant factor in the appearance of coronary diseases, lung cancer and some other disorders. In his recent comprehensive study, Hammond [1] has proved that the death rate due to cardiovascular insults is 5–10 times greater among smokers than among non-smokers. Doll and Hill [2] and Goldsmith and Ladaw [3] have also indicated the important role of tobacco smoking in the incidence and mortality of coronary disease.


Cigarette Smoking Pulse Rate Smoking Habit Physical Fitness Lactate Concentration 
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