Shih-Nung Chou

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Firemen often suffer from heat strain. This study investigated two chest cooling systems for use under a firefighting suit. In nine male subjects, a vest with water soaked cooling pads and a vest with water perfused tubes were compared to a control condition. Subjects performed 30 min walking and 10 min recovery in hot conditions, while physiological and(More)
A lot of attention has been paid to elucidate the mechanisms of enzyme inactivation and aggregation so that stabilization strategies can be specifically applied to prevent thermal and/or physical denaturation of enzymes in industrial processes. In the present study, we have investigated the mechanisms of aggregate formation of two model enzymes, a-amylase(More)
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