The influence of ship movements on the energy expenditure of fishermen. A study during a North Sea voyage in calm weather.

@article{Breidahl2013TheIO,
  title={The influence of ship movements on the energy expenditure of fishermen. A study during a North Sea voyage in calm weather.},
  author={Tomas Breidahl and Michael Christensen and J\orgen Riis Jepsen and Jens-Peter Johansen and \Oyvind Omland},
  journal={International maritime health},
  year={2013},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={114-20}
}
BACKGROUND Former studies of professional fishing activities have indicated that movements of a ship, in itself, may increase the energy expenditure in addition to the traditional work carried out by fishermen. We have studied the effects of exposure to the ships movement during calm weather by examining the crude relation between the ship movement and the energy expenditure of the fishermen, thus ignoringthe various tasks undertaken on board. MATERIALS AND METHODS We have recruited 4… CONTINUE READING
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