Thermal Comfort and Sensation in Men Wearing a Cooling System Controlled by Skin Temperature

@article{Vernieuw2007ThermalCA,
  title={Thermal Comfort and Sensation in Men Wearing a Cooling System Controlled by Skin Temperature},
  author={Carrie R. Vernieuw and Lou A. Stephenson and Margaret A. Kolka},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={1033-44}
}
OBJECTIVE The study was done to determine whether thermal comfort (TC), thermal sensation (TS), and subjective factors gauging environmental stress were negatively affected with different cooling methods in men exercising in chemical protective clothing. BACKGROUND Previous studies have reported that intermittent regional cooling improved the efficacy of cooling as compared with constant cooling (CC), but no studies have addressed whether there is any improvement in thermal comfort. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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