Iron deficiency and muscular work performance
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Iron deficiency and muscular work performance an evaluation of the cardio-respiratory function of iron deficient subjects with and without anaemia by Harald T. Andersen

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Published by Universitetsforlaget in Oslo .
Written in English


  • Iron deficiency anemia.,
  • Oxygen in the body.,
  • Work -- Physiological aspects.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 38-39.

Statementby H. T. Andersen and H. Barkve.
SeriesScandinavian Journal of clinical & laboratory investigation,, v. 25. Supplementum 114
ContributionsBarkve, H., joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC641.7.I7 A5
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5737174M
LC Control Number70595127

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