Accession Number : AD0784268

Title :   The Physiology of Cold Weather Survival,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Borg,A. ; Veghte,J. H.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : ;Contents: Thermogenetic mechanisms involved in man's fitness to resist cold exposure; Peripheral circulatory adjustment to cold; Introduction to winter survival; Methods in circulatory research; Local effects of acclimatization to cold in man; A physiological comparison of the protective value of nylon and wool clothing in a cold environment; Vibration injuries and cold exposure; Cold physiologic studies; Immersion hypothermia; Aircrew survival training in the United Kingdom and northern Norway; Snow avalanches.

Descriptors :   *Arctic regions, *Survival(Personnel), Adaptation(Physiology), Acclimatization, Cold weather tests, Aviation medicine, Tolerances(Physiology), Hypothermia, Body temperature, Stress(Physiology), Thermal insulation, France, Training

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE