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