EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS ON TOLERANCE TO COLD AND ALTITUDE STRESSES

Authors
  1. Chin, A.K.
Corporate Authors
Defence and Civil Inst of Environmental Medicine, Downsview ONT (CAN);York Univ, Toronto ONT (CAN) Human Performance Lab
Abstract
The findings of the study suggest that; physical training improves resistance to cold stress; physical training has a protective effect against cold injury; physical training improves resistance to altitude stress; and there is an optimum intensity of physical training for increasing tolerance to cold and altitude stresses.
Date of publication
01 Jan 1973
Number of Pages
24
DSTKIM No
74-03899
CANDIS No
23387
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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