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Title: Sex differences in thermal strain induced by a typical hiking scenario in a cool environment
Authors: Fournet, Damien
Griggs, Katharine E.
Redortier, Bernard
Havenith, George
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: International Society for Environmental Ergonomics © the authors
Citation: FOURNET, D. ... et al., 2013. Sex differences in thermal strain induced by a typical hiking scenario in a cool environment. 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, pp. 200 - 201.
Abstract: Most research investigating hill walking has focused on the mechanisms of accidental hypothermia with protocols involving males exposed to prolonged wet and windy environments [1]. No attention has been paid to discomfort associated with the different phases of recreational hiking in non-adverse conditions. The present study was designed to evaluate overall and local thermal strain during a typical hiking scenario and to highlight potential differences between males and females. This knowledge can be of practical importance for improved clothing requirements
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/2134/11966
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