Accession Number : AD0735955

Title :   Evaluating in Man an Impediment to Diffusion of Oxygen in the Airway During Exposure to Simulated Great Depths.

Descriptive Note : Final rept,

Corporate Author : DUKE UNIV DURHAM N C

Personal Author(s) : Saltzman,Herbert A. ; Linderoth,L. Sigfred , Jr

Report Date : 29 JAN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Research is conducted on breathing gas density which shall include, but no necessarily be limited to, physiological experiments on human subjects undergoing deep, simulated diving profiles with special reference to the role of breathing gas density on respiratory, circulatory, neuronal and body temperature adjustments by the subjects.

Descriptors :   (*DIVING, *OXYGEN CONSUMPTION), RESPIRATION, GASES, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), UNDERWATER, SIMULATION, CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM, BODY TEMPERATURE, BLOOD PRESSURE, ACCLIMATIZATION, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE