Desiree Gavhed

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Working Life
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Face temperature and cardiorespiratory responses to wind in thermoneutral and cool subjects exposed to -10 degrees C
    D Gavhed
    National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Appl Physiol 83:449-56. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Face cooling by cold wind in walking subjects
    Desiree Gavhed
    National Institute for Working Life, 112 79 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Biometeorol 47:148-55. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a light-weight ice-vest for body cooling while wearing fire fighter's protective clothing in the heat
    Juhani Smolander
    National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 10:111-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Face temperature and cardiorespiratory responses to wind in thermoneutral and cool subjects exposed to -10 degrees C
    D Gavhed
    National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Appl Physiol 83:449-56. 2000
    ..g. face). Therefore it needs to be revised and we suggest that it is expanded to include risk levels for pain sensation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Face cooling by cold wind in walking subjects
    Desiree Gavhed
    National Institute for Working Life, 112 79 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Biometeorol 47:148-55. 2003
    ..Thus the potential individual risk of frostbite in the nose is similar during light exercise and standing. Moreover, the risk of frostbite seems to be underestimated by the wind chill index under the conditions tested in this study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a light-weight ice-vest for body cooling while wearing fire fighter's protective clothing in the heat
    Juhani Smolander
    National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 10:111-7. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the ice-vest reduces physiological and subjective strain responses during heavy work in the heat, and may promote efficient work time by 10%...