The Science Of Mountain Climbing!

March 1, 2019 - Comment

Mountain climbing is one of the most difficult sports, but it can be very rewarding. Trace is here today to discuss all of the aspects of climbing. Read More: Into Thin Air: Mountain Climbing Kills Brain Cells http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brain-cells-into-thin-air/ “IN THE LATE 1890s in a laboratory atop a 4,554-meter peak in the Monta Rosa range in

Mountain climbing is one of the most difficult sports, but it can be very rewarding. Trace is here today to discuss all of the aspects of climbing.

Read More:
Into Thin Air: Mountain Climbing Kills Brain Cells
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/brain-cells-into-thin-air/
“IN THE LATE 1890s in a laboratory atop a 4,554-meter peak in the Monta Rosa range in the Italian Alps, physiologist Angelo Mosso made the first direct observations of the effects of high altitude on the human brain: by eye and with an apparatus he designed, Mosso peeked into the skull of a man whose brain had been partly exposed in an accident, observing changes in swelling and pulsation.”

Mountain climbing without the headaches caused by altitude
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-mountain-climbing-headaches-altitude.html
“By monitoring blood flow in the brains of six climbers scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, German medical researchers have identified a possible way to prevent the headaches that are a common feature of altitude sickness.”

Rock Climbing, Fat Fingers and Arthritis
http://scienceblogs.com/webeasties/2013/01/22/rock-climbing-fat-fingers-and-arthritis/
“In any physical activity, there is always the risk of acute injury – cuts, scrapes, bruises, and even broken bones are often par for the course.”

What Are Calluses And How Are They Formed?
http://indianapublicmedia.org/amomentofscience/calluses/
“These extra-tough patches of skin are generally quite useful–we might even say handy–because they act like a kind of natural armor, protecting areas of skin that get an unusual amount of wear and tear.”

Your thumb and fingers don’t have ANY muscles
http://www.omgfacts.com/Science/Your-thumb-and-fingers-dont-have-ANY-mus/51215
“Our fingers themselves do not have muscles in them.”

Muscles of the Wrist and Fingers
http://www.castonline.ilstu.edu/Thomas/181/Muscles%20of%20the%20Wrist%20and%20fingers%20DT.pdf

Don’t Look Down!
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/darwins-subterranean-world/201311/dont-look-down
“Why are people scared of high roller coasters, air travel, and walking on the edges of cliffs?”

Fear of Heights: Do you have acrophobia?
http://www.planet-science.com/categories/over-11s/human-body/2011/02/fear-of-heights.aspx
“Are you afraid of heights? Watch this video and see what you think (but remember – don’t try this at home – even if you have access to a 1000 foot tall tower!)”

Evolutionary psychology explores ancient and newer roots of instinctual fears
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/25/AR2010102503433.html
“Cars kill a lot more people than spiders, bats, snakes and wolves, but why don’t we fear them in the same visceral way?”

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Comments

Lorax Tribe says:

Variable rate credit like Capital One extends not only suck your wealth but all the oxygen from your brain, leaving you no faculty for considering mountain climbing. Thanks for reminding me why I didn't subscribe to your channel. Thumb down.

Jodh Jassal says:

imagine being flicked by a rock climber

Corvux IX says:

This is why all climbers should always carry supplemental oxygen for safety!

ÅbðùL PøťÅťøé ś says:

what happen if we build 6000meter building on equator line..maybe the building is full of frost or snow ice?

Janfel Bacho says:

Well since this guy doesn’t know crap about Climbing, I guess I’ll give better information that won’t be misleading.

Rock Climbing is a sport that is subdivided into five categories: Bouldering, sport climbing, trad climbing, ice climbing and mountaineering. Each category involves different movement and different amounts of gear (aka $$$) and everyone has their own preferences of what category suits them.

It isn’t about the adrenaline rush; it isn’t something we see as daring. It’s chill, peaceful, and overall fun to flow in movement (like yoga).

Connor Thellman says:

on belay ??

It's L'Étranger says:

lmao when he said phalange, i thought "did he just say some reference to phoebe buffay" and then i found out that phalange actually exists lol

Romeo Bobby says:

Is there any tactical/survival reasons of mountain climbing?

Ambrose-adventure says:

I'm not afraid of heights or falling. its the sudden stopping at the end that hurts….
Just leave us crazy rock hounds alone.

pastiinq Pikachu says:

yup!

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