Accession Number : ADA322109
Title : Environmental Stressors Affecting Human Physiology and Performance in Northern Australia.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION CANBERRA (AUSTRALIA)
Personal Author(s) : Lau, Wai-Man
PDF Url : ADA322109
Report Date : OCT 1996
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : Deployment of military staff to the north exposes them to the debilitating effects of high heat and humidity. This paper summarises the findings of a series of visit to several military establishments in northern Australia and a training battalion in NSW. Areas of research priority were identified and recommendations were given to address ADF's requirements in human physiological performance and survivability in adverse environments.
Descriptors : *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), *PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS, *ADVERSE CONDITIONS, *AUSTRALIA, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), HIGH TEMPERATURE, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), MILITARY TRAINING, HUMIDITY, HEAT STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY).
Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
Military Forces and Organizations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE