Ann Lab Med.  2020 Jan;40(1):92-94. 10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.92.

Laboratory Investigation of the 900-km Lapland Extreme Challenge

  • 1SC Laboratorio Unico di ASUITs, Burlo, Gorizia e Monfalcone, Dipartimento di Medicina dei Servizi, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria di Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
  • 2Centro Malattie Tiroidee, Clinica di Medicina Nucleare e Imaging Molecolare, Istituto di Imaging della Svizzera Italiana, Bellinzona, Switzerland.
  • 3U.O.C. Medicina Trasfusionale e Patologia Clinica, Repubblica di San Marino - Istituto per la Sicurezza Sociale, San Marino, Republic of San Marino.
  • 4Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Chirurgiche e della Salute, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste, Italy.
  • 5World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Milan, Italy.
  • 6Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.


No abstract available.

MeSH Terms

Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Blood Chemical Analysis
Reference Values
Time Factors


  • Fig. 1 Changes in biochemical parameters during the four-month training period (T1–T5), immediately after the Lapland Extreme Challenge (T6), and a few months after the Lapland Extreme Challenge (T7–T9): (A) Cortisol, (B) bone alkaline phosphatase, and (C) osteocalcin.


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