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Human Tolerance to Hot Climates

Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents

  1. A. R. Lind

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp090106

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Lind, A. R. 2011. Human Tolerance to Hot Climates. Comprehensive Physiology. 93–109.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Hot Climates
  • 2
    Physiological Factors affecting Heat Tolerance
  • 3
    Human Tolerance to Heat in Various Occupations
    • 3.1
      Prescriptive and Compensatory Zones of Climates
    • 3.2
      Findings Pertinent to the Prescriptive and Compensatory Zones from Other Studies
    • 3.3
      Intolerable Zone of Climates
  • 4
    Concluding Remarks