Head Endurance Physiology Department
Swiss Federal Institute of Sport


Jon Peter Wehrlin, PhD, is Head of the Endurance Physiology Department at the Swiss Federal Institute of Sport in Magglingen, Switzerland (SFISM). Jon’s department is responsible for scientific support of several Swiss National Teams including cross-country skiing, biathlon, triathlon, mountain bike, track cycling and athletics. His research interests focus on the effects of different environmental and training regimen (especially altitude training) on performance of elite endurance athletes. A special interest has become the natural development of haemoglobin mass during adolescence and adulthood in elite athletes. Jon has also has been member of several special Task Forces to establish guidelines for the preparation of Swiss Athletes for the Olympic Games.



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