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Physiological reactions of desert bushmen in hot, dry and hot, humid conditions

  • C. H. Wyndham
  • N. B. Strydom
  • C. H. van Graan
  • A. Heyns
  • T. Hodgson
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Summary

From these results it appears that a hot, humid environment can be used to study the physiological reactions of desert dwellers, and to compare them with the reactions of other populations, without introducing any significant errors.

Keywords

Human Physiology Sport Medicine Significant Error Humid Condition Physiological Reaction 
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© Springer-Verlag 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. H. Wyndham
    • 1
  • N. B. Strydom
    • 1
  • C. H. van Graan
    • 1
  • A. Heyns
    • 2
  • T. Hodgson
    • 3
  1. 1.Human Sciences LaboratorySouth Africa
  2. 2.Physical Sciences LaboratoryChamber of MinesJohannesburg
  3. 3.National Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of C. S. I. R.PretoriaSouth Africa

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