Clothing and Thermoregulation During Exercise

@article{Gavin2003ClothingAT,
  title={Clothing and Thermoregulation During Exercise},
  author={Timothy P. Gavin},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={941-947}
}
  • T. Gavin
  • Published 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Sports Medicine
Exercise increases heat production. During exercise in both warm and cold conditions, the major dilemma is the dissipation of the heat produced from muscular activity. The use of clothing generally represents a layer of insulation and as such imposes a barrier to heat transfer and evaporation from the skin surface. In warm environments, additional clothing increases thermal insulation causing more rapid increases in temperature during exercise and imposes a barrier to sweat evaporation. However… 

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