Neck muscle activity in fighter pilots wearing night-vision equipment during simulated flight.

@article{Ang2013NeckMA,
  title={Neck muscle activity in fighter pilots wearing night-vision equipment during simulated flight.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Olov Ang and Mats Kristoffersson},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={125-33}
}
INTRODUCTION Night-vision goggles (NVG) in jet fighter aircraft appear to increase the risk of neck strain due to increased neck loading. The present aim was, therefore, to evaluate the effect on neck-muscle activity and subjective ratings of head-worn night-vision (NV) equipment in controlled simulated flights. METHODS Five experienced fighter pilots… CONTINUE READING