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Sullivan-Kwantes, W. (author), Haman, F. (author), Kingma, B.R.M. (author), Martini, S. (author), Gautier-Wong, E. (author), Chen, K.Y. (author), Friedl, K.E. (author)
Objectives. Soldier performance in the Arctic depends on planning and training, protective equipment, and human physiological limits. The purpose of this review was to highlight the span of current research on enhancing soldier effectiveness in extreme cold and austere environments. Methods. The practices of seasoned soldiers who train in the...
article 2020
van Diik, W. (author), van de Wijdeven, T. (author), Hölscher, M.M. (author), Barents, R. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Krause, F. (author), Koerhuis, C.L. (author)
The load that is carried in military backpacks has drastically increased over the years. Besides energy expenditure, load carriage increases joint loading which has been associated with an increased risk on injuries, discomfort, and reduced task performance. To support soldiers during load carrying, exoskeletons have been proposed. The use of...
conference paper 2018