SAI Sonepat gets Hypoxic Chamber

first_imgNew Delhi, June 28 (PTI) Sports Authority of India today inaugurated a Hypoxic Chamber at its Northern Regional Centre at Sonepat, which will help elite athletes in achieving top fitness levels and in fast recovery and rehabilitation. SAI DG Injeti Srinivas inaugurated the chamber today through a remote control from SAI Head Office here and dedicated it to all athletes of the centre. NRC Sonepat is the fourth centre after ASI, Pune and sport department of Kerala and Maharashtra to have one of its kind Hypoxic Chamber in India. “It will open a new chapter in the training system and I am sure with the improved system of training athletes will be benefited during international competitions,” Srinivas said. “It will surely reduce the foreign dependency for recovery and rehabilitation training,” Olympics medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said in a SAI release. All Olympic-bound wrestlers at the centre welcomed this initiative. The SAI said its continuously endeavouring to modernise the sports coaching system in the country and to improvise the Sports Science to provide the best available systems for strengthening and recovery to the athletes. “In this stride, Northern Regional Centre, Sonepat has set up SAIs maiden the Hypoxic Chamber in its Sports Injury & Rehabilitation Centre. As one of the most advanced technology, Hypoxic Chamber, creates an environment of High Altitude which helps elite athletes in fitness and fast recovery & rehabilitation,” the SAI release said. “It reduces the amount of oxygen in the air which forces cardio-respiratory systems to work even harder to deliver sufficient oxygen to the working muscles which enhances performance of the athlete significantly. “It helps efficient and effective utilization of Oxygen which improvises the endurance for competitive sports. As a matter of fact, low oxygen environment brings plethora of beneficial changes in human body which helps in building stamina, endurance and cognitive ability of sportsperson,” the release said. PTI PDS CMadvertisementlast_img

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