Human adaptation to repeated cold immersions.

  title={Human adaptation to repeated cold immersions.},
  author={F. S. C. Golden and Michael J Tipton},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
1. The present investigation was designed to examine human adaptation to intermittent severe cold exposure and to assess the effect of exercise on any adaptation obtained. 2. Sixteen subjects were divided into two equal groups. Each subject performed ten head-out immersions; two into thermoneutral water which was then cooled until they shivered vigorously, and eight into water at 15 degrees C for 40 min. During the majority of the 15 degrees C immersions, one group (dynamic group) exercised… CONTINUE READING
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