143heatstress2 - heat required to raise 1 L of water 1...

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2 Terminology • Absolute Humidity- concentration of water vapor in the air • Body Core - central portion of body, assumed to be at constant temperature – esophageal or rectal temp • Dry Bulb - temperature recorded by ordinary thermometer • Kcal -
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Unformatted text preview: heat required to raise 1 L of water 1 degree Celcius • Metabolic Rate -chemical reaction in body produce heat • Relative Humidity -ratio of water vapor in air to amount when saturated • Wet Bulb -temp. with wet wick...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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