Accession Number:

AD0728154

Title:

U. S. Army Medical Research and Development Annual Progress Fiscal Year 1971

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Jul 1970,30 Jun 1971

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA NATICK United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

179.0

Abstract:

Contents Medical problems in military arctic operations Prediction of the biological limits of military performance as a function of environment, clothing and equipment Effects of environmental stressors on military performance Interactions with extended operations, unusual activity-rest cycles Biomedical impact of military clothing and equipment design including the selection of crew compartment environments Prevention and treatment of disabilities associated with military operations in the cold Prevention and treatment of disabilities associated with military operations in the heat Prevention and treatment of disabilities associated with military operations at high terrestrial elevation Development of cold injury models and characteristization of frostbite, non-freezing cold injuries and whole body heat loss common to the soldier Development of measures to assess the impact of environmental stresses on critical military performance Development and characterization of models to study acute mountain sickness and high altitude pulmonary edema in military operations Development of a non-sedating analgesic for military use.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE