Accession Number:

ADA133122

Title:

Physiological and Subjective Evaluation of the Temperate Battle Dress Uniform (TBDU) and Three Other Uniforms Worn by Men and Women in Tropical Climatic Conditions

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA

Report Date:

1983-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the physiological and subjective responses of men and women who wore the Temperate Battle Dress Uniform TBDU and three other utility-type uniforms under tropical climatic conditions. The physiological data acquired consisted of rectal temperature, mean skin temperature, heart rate, and nude and clothed body weight measurements. The subjective data were the response of the men and women to questionnaires which were prepared for the study and to an interview conducted on the final day of the study.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE