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David Hostler, PhD, NRP University at Buffalo Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Center for Research and Education in Special Environments.

The physiologic effects of turnout gear

Turnout gear, also known as thermal protective clothing (TPC), is an encapsulating garment that is typically worn with respiratory protection. These garments protect the firefighter from external heat and flame but the tradeoff when donning these garments is impaired ability…

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