Loughborough University, Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre
DORMAN, L.E. and HAVENITH, G., 2007. The effects of protective clothing and its properties on energy consumption during different activities: equipment and methodology. Loughborough: Loughborough University, 50pp.
This chapter introduces the experimental research methods used to
investigate the issues in the thesis. It introduces the selection of the clothing
and work modes used and methods for measuring energy consumption and
subjective responses. It also describes the experimental protocol and
procedures. Finally a pilot study is described in detail.
This is an Equipment and Methodology Report carried out as part of the European Union project THERMPROTECT G6RD-CT-2002-00846, Report 2007-2.