Accession Number:

AD0429484

Title:

ELEVATION OF INTERNAL BODY TEMPERATURES DURING TRANSIENT HEAT LOADS AND AT THERMAL EQUILIBRIUM

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-06-17

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Thermoregulatory responses of human subjects undergoing heat stress were studied utilizing a variety of environmental conditions, clothing, and work rates. Internal body temperatures were measured in the lower esophagus, ear tympanic membrane, and the rectum. Skin temperatures, heart rate, sweat rate, and metabolic rate were also measured.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE