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Physiological response to firefighting activities of various work cycles using extended duration and prototype SCBA - Kesler RM, Ensari I, Klarenc RE, Motl RW, Hsiao-Wecksler ET, Rosengren KS, Fernhall B, Smith DL, Horn GP.

Firefighters'self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs) protect the respiratory system during firefightingbut increases the physiological burden. Extended duration SCBA (>30min) have increased air supply, increasing the duration of firefighting work cycles...
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