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Human Physiology in Extreme Environments

  • Presents human physiological challenges in Extreme Environments combined in one single resource
  • Provides an excellent source of information regarding paleontological and anthropological aspects
  • Offers practical medical and scientific use of current concepts

By: Hanns-Christian Gunga (Author)

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 2014 | #221096 | ISBN-13: 9780123869470
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About this book

Human Physiology in Extreme Environments is the one publication that offers how human biology and physiology is affected by extreme environments while highlighting technological innovations that allow us to adapt and regulate environments. Covering a broad range of extreme environments, including high altitude, underwater, tropical climates, and desert and arctic climates as well as space travel, Human Physiology in Extreme Environments will include case studies for practical application. Graduate students, medical students and researchers will find Human Physiology in Extreme Environments an interesting, informative and useful resource for human physiology, environmental physiology and medical studies.


Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Field Methodologies
Chapter 3: Exercise Physiology
Chapter 4: Pressure Environment
Chapter 5: Hot Environment
Chapter 6: Cold Environment
Chapter 7: Space Environment


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