Heat balance limits in football uniforms how different uniform ensembles alter the equation.


Football season becomes a danger zone when warm weather collides with the need for protective gear. Researchers determined critical heat balance limits in non-heat-acclimatized men who wore various football uniform ensembles. The air temperature and humidity limits that they identified are helpful in implementing strategies to prevent heat-related illness. 
DOI: 10.3810/psm.2002.07.377

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