Frontiers Abstracts

Effect of Geometry and Blood Flow in Cooling of Upper Leg

[+] Author and Article Information
Mayank Kalra

e-mail: mkalra@sfu.ca

Carolyn J. Sparrey

e-mail: csparrey@sfu.ca

Majid Bahrami

e-mail: mbahrami@sfu.ca
Simon Fraser University,
250-13450 102nd Ave.,
Surrey, BC V3T 0A3, Canada

Manuscript received September 25, 2013; final manuscript received October 16, 2013; published online December 5, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Wei Sun.

J. Med. Devices 7(4), 040915 (Dec 05, 2013) (1 page) Paper No: MED-13-1230; doi: 10.1115/1.4025849 History: Received September 25, 2013; Revised October 16, 2013

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview
Copyright © 2013 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.


Fiala, D., Lomas, K. J., and Stohrer, M., 2001, “Computer Prediction of Human Thermoregulatory and Temperature Responses to a Wide Range of Environmental Conditions,” Int. J. Biometeorology, 45(3), pp. 143–159. [CrossRef]
Bristow, G. K., and Giesbrecht, G. G., 1994, “Leg Temperature and Heat Content in Humans During Immersion Hypothermia and Rewarming,” Aviation Space Environmental Medicine, 65(1), pp. 220–226.
Mitchell, J. W., and Myers, G. E., 1968, “An Analytical Model of the Counter-Current Heat Exchange Phenomena,” Biophysical J., 8(8), pp. 897–911. [CrossRef]
Gregson, W., Black, M. A., Jones, H., Milson, J., Morton, J., Dawson, B., Atkinson, G., and Green, D. J., 2011, “Influence of Cold Water Immersion on Limb and Cutaneous Blood Flow at Rest,” Amer. J. Sports Medicine, 39(6), pp. 1316–1323. [CrossRef]


Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

Muscle temperature profile from current simulation and experimental results

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Average transient heat flux from current simulation and experimental results



Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In