Biomechanical and Physiological Study of Firefighter Boots – FY10
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The primary objective of this study is to determine the effect of boot weight and design on firefighters’ biomechanical and physiological responses. 3rd phase testing will focus on trips and falls. Firefighters will wear four different boot models while stepping over obstacles and climbing a ladder.