Accession Number : AD0676689

Title :   BODY ARMOR IN A HOT HUMID ENVIRONMENT. PART I. STUDIES IN UNACCLIMATIZED MEN.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL FIELD RESEARCH LAB CAMP LEJEUNE N C

Personal Author(s) : Yarger,William E. ; Cronau,Leslie H. , Jr. ; Goldman,Ralph F.

Report Date : SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : This study in unacclimatized individuals is part of an overall plan of investigation designed to give to the field commanders a reasonable method of predicting heat casualties in their men, knowing conditions of climate, load, terrain, and the presence or absence of body armor. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BODY ARMOR, TROPICAL TESTS), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), ACCLIMATIZATION, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), HEAT TOLERANCE, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), MOTOR REACTIONS, PERSPIRATION, BODY TEMPERATURE, BODY WEIGHT

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Stress Physiology
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE