Accession Number:

AD0784268

Title:

The Physiology of Cold Weather Survival,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

100.0

Abstract:

Contents Thermogenetic mechanisms involved in mans fitness to resist cold exposure Peripheral circulatory adjustment to cold Introduction to winter survival Methods in circulatory research Local effects of acclimatization to cold in man A physiological comparison of the protective value of nylon and wool clothing in a cold environment Vibration injuries and cold exposure Cold physiologic studies Immersion hypothermia Aircrew survival training in the United Kingdom and northern Norway Snow avalanches.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE