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Effects of firefighters' self-contained breathing apparatus' weight and its harness design on the physiological and subjective responses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22506725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PRACTITIONER SUMMARY: An effort to alleviate the physiological and subjective burden of firefighters by reducing the weight of SCBA and by using the new harness design has provided satisfactory results in reduced oxygen consumption and in improved subjective responses in a hot air environment.
Authors:
Ilham Bakri; Joo-Young Lee; Kouhei Nakao; Hitoshi Wakabayashi; Yutaka Tochihara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2012-04-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ergonomics     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1366-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  Ergonomics     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-14     Completed Date:  2012-10-29     Revised Date:  2013-07-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373220     Medline TA:  Ergonomics     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  782-91     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Affiliation:
Department of Human Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. ilham@gsd.design.kyushu-u.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Analysis of Variance
Body Temperature / physiology
Exercise Test
Firefighters*
Heart Rate
Human Engineering / instrumentation*
Humans
Male
Occupational Health*
Oxygen Consumption / physiology
Respiration*
Respiratory Protective Devices*
Young Adult

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