Accession Number : ADA294350

Title :   Environmental Considerations for Exercise.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA

Personal Author(s) : Montain, Scott J. ; Freund, Beau J.

PDF Url : ADA294350

Report Date : MAY 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 89

Abstract : Exercise in either hot or cold climates, at high altitude or in air polluted environments can reduce exercise tolerance and physical performance. This report discusses environmental considerations for exercise. It reviews the general physiological responses at each environmental extreme and presents special considerations for exercise in hot and cold climates, at high altitude and air polluted areas. It also discusses, albeit briefly, medical management of persons who develop heat, cold, or high-altitude related illnesses. The report concludes with a discussion of the interaction of the individual environmental extremes on exercise and physical performance.

Descriptors :   *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), *EXERCISE(PHYSIOLOGY), ENVIRONMENTS, MANAGEMENT, AIR, COLD REGIONS, WATER POLLUTION, PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS, HIGH ALTITUDE, CLIMATE, RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), RANGE(EXTREMES), MEDICAL SERVICES, HOT REGIONS.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE