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  • Survival suit volume reduction associated with immersion: implications for buoyancy estimation in offshore workers of different size. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Furnace, Graham; Williams, Hector; Coleshaw, Susan (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1188219, 2016-06-23)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R., FURNACE, G., WILLIAMS, H. and COLESHAW, S. 2016. Survival suit volume reduction associated with immersion: implications for buoyancy estimation in offshore workers of different size. Ergonomics [online], Latest Articles. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1188219
    Rationale: It is currently unknown how body size affects buoyancy in submerged helicopter escape. Method: Eight healthy males aged 39.6 ± 12.6 year (mean ± SD) with BMI 22.0-40.0 kg m-2 wearing a standard survival ('dry') ...
  • Variability in body size and shape of UK Offshore Workers: a cluster analysis approach. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Ledingham, Robert J.; Williams, Hector (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.001, 2016-07-17)
    STEWART, A., LEDINGHAM, R. and WILLIAMS, H. 2016. Variability in body size and shape of UK Offshore Workers: a cluster analysis approach. Applied ergonomics [online], 58, pages 265-272. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.07.001
    Male UK offshore workers have enlarged dimensions compared with UK norms and knowledge of specific sizes and shapes typifying their physiques will assist a range of functions related to health and ergonomics. A representative ...