Response of prepubertal girls and college women to work in the heat.

@article{Drinkwater1977ResponseOP,
  title={Response of prepubertal girls and college women to work in the heat.},
  author={Barbara L. Drinkwater and I C Kupprat and J. E. Denton and J L Crist and Steven M. Horvath},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology},
  year={1977},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1046-53}
}
Five prepubertal females and five college women, matched for aerobic power, walked on a treadmill at approximately 30% VO2 max for two 50-min periods in three environments: 1) 28 degrees C, 45% rh, 2) 35 degrees C, 65% rh, and 3) 48 degrees C, 10% rh. In the mild heat (28 degrees C) both groups were able to work 100 min with no discomfort. At 35 and 48 degrees C tolerance time for the prepubertal subjects averaged 84.4 and 37.0 min, respectively; for adults, 100 and 75.0 min. At all… CONTINUE READING
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