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acclimation

a kluh may shuhn

  • n  adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)

  • But Olympic physicians from many countries are convinced that acclimation for longer periods, with standard training schedules, really works.
  • At the same time, observers were bemused by what seemed her unusual acclimation period.
  • Papyrus will sail late this month and race after three weeks' acclimation.
News & Articles

  • The Perfect Storm Of Heat & Pollen
    Heat and pollen are bad enough, but throw in some allergy medicine, and a lack of "early season acclimation" to high temperatures, and even healthy people run the risk of keeling over. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains this dangerous mix of ingredients for your health.
    June 10, 2013 - CBS Denver
  • Spurs capable of dethroning favored Heat
    For most of this season, the 2013 NBA championship has been all but granted to the Miami Heat by reluctant acclimation. People would regularly ask, “Can anyone beat Miami?” in a largely rhetorical tone, shaking their head as if to say the deal was essentially done, that LeBron James would be taking another title to South Beach. But we have been saying all along there is a clear blueprint to ...
    June 6, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Phil Jackson in San Gabriel Valley Tribune
    I think he's going through a kind of re-acclimation process that has to do with finding out how much he physically has to do to recover to get back to that position he was in before the injury last January,Jackson said before the Lakers faced...
  • Bill Cowher in ABC News
    When you go from preseason to regular season, everybody's going through that period of acclimation to the speed of the game,Cowher said. "The speed does go up going into the regular season, but it does for the other team, as well. But when...
  • Steve Spurrier in TheBigSpur.com (registration)
    They can't do anything yet. They have to do their acclimation and physical. I think they can jog around a little bit tomorrow,Spurrier said. "They're a little bit on the pudgy side, but they were on the pudgy side when we signed them. They...

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