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The Relationship Between Wet Bulb Globe Temperature and Physiological Strain Index in Muslim Women in Hot-Dry Condition in the Climatic Chamber

Peymaneh Habibi 1 , Habibollah Dehghan 1 , * , Azam Haghi 1 and Mahnaz Shakerian 1
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1 Department of Occupational Health Engineering, Student Research Center, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: February 28, 2015, 4 (1); e19349
  • Published Online: February 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 8, 2014
  • Revised: November 20, 2014
  • Accepted: December 26, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-19349

To Cite: Habibi P, Dehghan H, Haghi A, Shakerian M. The Relationship Between Wet Bulb Globe Temperature and Physiological Strain Index in Muslim Women in Hot-Dry Condition in the Climatic Chamber, Health Scope. 2015 ;4(1):e19349. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-19349.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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