Effect of centrifuge test on blood serum lipids index of cadet pilots

Zbigniew Wochyński 1, Krzysztof Kowalczuk 2, Marek Kłossowski 2, Krzysztof A. Sobiech  3
1 - Department of Physical Education, Polish Air Force Academy, Dęblin, Poland
2 - Aeromedical Training Division, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
3 - Department of Basic Physiotherapy, Academy of Physical Education, Wrocław, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med
2016; 23 (1):
ICID: 1184693
Article type: Original article
 
 
Introduction and objective. This study aimed at investigating the relationship between the lipid index (WS) in the examined cadets and duration of exposure to +Gz in the human centrifuge.
Materials and methods. The study involved 19 first-year cadets of the Polish Air Force Academy in Dęblin. Tests in the human centrifuge were repeated twice, i.e. prior to (test I) and 45 days after (test II). After exposure to +Gz, the examined cadets were divided into 2 groups. Group I (N=11) included cadets subjected to a shorter total duration of exposure to +Gz, while group II (N=8) included cadets with a longer total duration of exposure to +Gz. Total cholesterol (TC), high density lipoprotein (HDL), triglycerides (TG), and apolipoproteins A1 and B were assayed in blood serum prior to (assay A) and after (assay B) both exposures to +Gz. Low density lipoprotein (LDL) level was estimated from the Friedewald formula. WS is an own mathematical algorithm.
Results. WS was higher in group II, assay A – 10.0 and B – 10.08 of test I in the human centrifuge than in group I where the WS values were 6.91 and 6.96, respectively. WS was also higher in group II in assay A – 10.0 and B -10.1 of test II in the human centrifuge than in group I – 6.96 and 6.80, respectively.
Conclusions. The higher value of WS in group II, both after the first and second exposure to +Gz in human centrifuge, in comparison with group I, indicated its usefulness for determination of the maximum capability of applying acceleration of the interval type during training in the human centrifuge.
DOI: 10.5604/12321966.1184693
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