WIML

The Polish Journal of Aviation Medicine, Bioengineering and Psychology

Kwartalnik Polskiego Towarzystwa Medycyny Lotniczej

2019, Volume 25, Issue 1

SAFETY OF USE OF HIGH ALTITUDE PROTECTION SUITS FOR KINESITHERAPY – PRELIMINARY REPORT


MACIEJ ABAKUMOW1, KRZYSZTOF KOWALCZUK2
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1Neures Poland
2Department of Simulator Studies and Aeromedical Training, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine


Autor korenspondencyjny: MACIEJ ABAKUMOW; Neures Poland; email: rehabilitacja@neures.pl

KRZYSZTOF KOWALCZUK: 0000-0001-8347-0232



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Streszczenie

Abstract: Apart from protection from very high altitude or influence of increased gravitational accelerations protective suits sometimes are used for another applications like supporting kinesitherapy. Because of some safety considerations connected with possible cardiovascular system overload and dangerous blood pressure increase we tested if these concerns are valid. Main aim ot presented research performed with participation of healthy volunteers was to confirm that use of High Altitude Protection (HAP) suit is safe in terms of increased cardiovascular.


Słowa kluczowe

altitude protection suit, kinesitherapy, cardiovascular load, therapy safety