Accession Number : ADA272581


Title :   Human Responses to Exercise-Heat Stress


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA


Personal Author(s) : Sawka, Michael N. ; Wenger, C. Bruce. ; Pandolf, Kent B.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA272581


Report Date : NOV 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 100


Abstract : This report provides a comprehensive overview of the normal human physiological responses to environmental and exercise-related heat stress, with emphasis placed on acute heat exposure and acclimation produced by repeated heat exposure. In addition, the report reviews biomedical factors that modify exercise-heat tolerance such as aerobic fitness, dehydration, circadian patterns and sleep loss and medications. Also, the report reviews thermoregulatory responses of special populations such as women, blacks, children, older adults and spinal cord injured populations. Temperature Regulation, Body temperature, Heat stress, Heat loss, Sweating, Skin blood flow


Descriptors :   *PHYSICAL FITNESS , *HEAT STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY) , *EXERCISE(PHYSIOLOGY) , TEMPERATURE , PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , HUMANS , FLOW , HEAT , WOMEN , BLOOD , DEHYDRATION , HEAT TOLERANCE , EXHAUSTION(PSYCHOLOGICAL) , ADDITION , PERSPIRATION , BODY TEMPERATURE , SLEEP , HEAT LOSS , SPINAL CORD , CHILDREN , ADULTS , REGULATIONS , RESPONSE(BIOLOGY) , POPULATION , TOLERANCE , PATTERNS


Subject Categories : PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND LABOR RELATIONS
      STRESS PHYSIOLOGY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE