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Simulated self-paced wildfire suppression work in different thermal conditions

Larsen, Brianna Lee 2015, Simulated self-paced wildfire suppression work in different thermal conditions, PhD thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin Univeristy.

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Title Simulated self-paced wildfire suppression work in different thermal conditions
Author Larsen, Brianna Lee
Institution Deakin Univeristy
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Date submitted 2015-10
Keyword(s) firefighters
response to heat
work output
Summary  This thesis provides evidence that wildland firefighters can sustain their work output under hot conditions (33°C), even over multiple days. However, when faced with very hot ambient environments (45°C), work performance suffers and firefighters’ experience a potentially dangerous thermal response.
Language eng
Field of Research 110602 Exercise Physiology
111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Socio Economic Objective 920405 Environmental Health
Description of original xviii, 218 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Author. All Rights Reserved
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30082763

Document type: Thesis
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