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Title: The use of non-invasive measures to predict thermal strain: How accurate are universal models?
Authors: Davey, Sarah
Richmond, Victoria
Griggs, Katharine E.
Gerrett, Nicola
Havenith, George
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: International Society for Environmental Ergonomics © the authors
Citation: DAVEY, S. ... et al., 2013. The use of non-invasive measures to predict thermal strain: How accurate are universal models? IN: Cotter, J.D., Lucas, S.J.E. and Mundel, T. (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics, Queenstown, New Zealand, 11-15 February 2013, p. 266.
Abstract: Over the past few decades there has been an upsurge in the development of monitoring devices that estimate levels of thermal strain non-invasively. However, developing a non-invasive monitoring device that estimates body core temperature (Tc) with a certain level of accuracy that is satisfactory over multiple heat stress scenarios and a wide range of body core temperatures has been shown to be a difficult task [1]. The aim of this study was to investigate the potential of using a combination of simple non-invasive measures to estimate rectal temperature (Tre) (used as a reference for Tc) over multiple types of heat stress scenarios within a varied population.
Description: This is a conference paper. The Environmental Ergonomics website is at: http://www.environmental-ergonomics.org/
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/11964
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