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Alleviating mechanical constraints to ventilation with heliox improves exercise endurance in adult survivors of very preterm birth
  1. Joseph W Duke1,
  2. Amy M Zidron2,
  3. Igor M Gladstone3,
  4. Andrew T Lovering4
  1. 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
  2. 2 Department of Pediatrics, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio, USA
  3. 3 Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
  4. 4 Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Joseph W Duke, Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011, USA; JJ.Duke{at}nau.edu

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  • Contributors JWD, IMG, ATL: conception and design of experiments. JWD, ATL: financial support. JWD, AMZ, IMG, ATL: collection and assembly of data; data analysis and interpretation; manuscript writing and final approval of manuscript.

  • Funding This research was supported by an American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant #2280238 (ATL); American Physiological Society’s Giles F Filley Memorial Award for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine (ATL); Medical Research Foundation of Oregon Early Clinical Investigator Award (JWD) and Ohio University Research Committee award (JWD).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval University of Oregon’s Office of Responsible Conduct of Research and Ohio University Office of Research Compliance.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it was published Online First. The city for affiliation 4 was incorrect.

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  • Contributors JWD, IMG, ATL: conception and design of experiments. JWD, ATL: financial support. JWD, AMZ, IMG, ATL: collection and assembly of data; data analysis and interpretation; manuscript writing and final approval of manuscript.

  • Funding This research was supported by an American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant #2280238 (ATL); American Physiological Society’s Giles F Filley Memorial Award for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine (ATL); Medical Research Foundation of Oregon Early Clinical Investigator Award (JWD) and Ohio University Research Committee award (JWD).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval University of Oregon’s Office of Responsible Conduct of Research and Ohio University Office of Research Compliance.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it was published Online First. The city for affiliation 4 was incorrect.

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