An Annotated Bibliography of Heat Tolerance: Regarding Gender Differences
NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA
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The purpose of this technical report is to provide an overview of the literature on the similarities and differences between men and women in their physiological responses to heat stress. Studies that compare thermoregulation in physically fit and sedentary females, as well as research examining the effect of the menstrual cycle on thermal physiology, are included. for each study review, a brief synopsis of the methodology and a summary of relevant results are provided. It was the intent of this report to provide a literature resource, not a review paper, regarding gender differences in thermoregulation during heat exposure.
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