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Simulated self-paced wildfire suppression work in different thermal conditions

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posted on 2015-10-01, 00:00 authored by B Larsen
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.

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xviii, 218 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured

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  • Yes

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thesis

Resource type

thesis

Language

eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

PhD

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The Author. All Rights Reserved

Faculty

Faculty of Health

School

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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