Accession Number : AD0652580

Title :   STRESS REVIEWS. II. THERMAL STRESS - HEAT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIV FORT WORTH INST OF BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Duke,Marcia J. ; Findikyan,Nurhan ; Anderson,Joan ; Sells,S. B.

Report Date : MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 67

Abstract : The physiological mechanisms of heat loss and heat gain are briefly described. Research in the area of performance under heat is extensively reviewed. Supportive and protective measures such as acclimatization, clothing, diet, training, and work load are emphasized. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), *HEAT TOLERANCE), (*ACCLIMATIZATION, HEAT TOLERANCE), PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), DIET, BODY TEMPERATURE, INTELLIGENCE TESTS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), DECISION MAKING, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), PHYSICAL FITNESS, REFLEXES, AUDITORY ACUITY, SPACE PERCEPTION, PSYCHOMOTOR TESTS, STRENGTH(PHYSIOLOGY), PERCEPTION, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE