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Potential seasonal ecological challenge of heat strain among Australian Aboriginal people practicing traditional subsistance methods: a computer simulation

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It has been largely accepted that Australian Aboriginal people practicing hunting and gathering traditionally underused their objective economic possibilities by working short hours relative to nonhunter-gatherer populations. However, the possibility that their subsistance quest might have been limited by potential heat strain has not been considered for Australian hunter-gatherers. In this article the influence of work and heat load on the potential for heat strain among adult male Australia...

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10.1002/ajpa.1119

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley-Liss
Journal:
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Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
236-245
Publication date:
2001-11-01
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EISSN:
1096-8644
ISSN:
0002-9483
Language:
English
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ora:7599
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2013-11-20

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