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Reports and Chapters

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Korre, M., Smith, D., Moffatt, S., Kales, S. (2017). Cardiac Enlargement in U.S. Firefighters. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
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Smith, D., Jahnke, S., Moffatt, S., Roche, K., Kales, S. (2016). Heart to Heart: Strategizing an Evidence-based Approach to Reduce Cardiac Disease and Death in the Fire Service. National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
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Smith, D.L., DeBlois, J.P., Haller, J.M., Lefferts, W.K., Fehling, P.C. (2015). Effect of Heat Stress and Dehydration on Cardiovascular Function. First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Skidmore College.
Smith, D.L., Liebig, J.P., Steward, N.M., Fehling, P.C. (2010). Sudden Cardiac Events in the Fire Service: Understanding the Cause and Mitigating the Risk. First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Skidmore College.
Smith, D.L., Liebig, J.P., Steward, N.M., Fehling, P.C. (2010). Sudden Cardiac Events in the Fire Service: Understanding the Cause and Mitigating the Risk. First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Skidmore College.
Smith, D.L. (2010). Fire Fighter Physiology. In: International Association of Fire Chiefs. Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. 54-75.
Smith, D.L. (2010). Fire Fighter Physiology. In: Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice. International Association of Fire Chiefs, Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett Learning. 54–75.
Firefighter Fatalities and Injuries
Smith, D.L., Horn, G., Goldstein, E., Petruzzello, S.J. (2008). Firefighter Fatalities and Injuries: The Role of Heat Stress and PPE. Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

Articles in Fire Service Journals

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Smith, D.L., Fent, K., Kerber, S., Horn, G. (2016). The Role of PPE in Cardiovascular Health and Cancer Prevention: Research Shines a Light on Physiological Strain. Firehouse, October Supplement: A7–A8.
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Smith, D.L., Haller, J., Lefferts, W.K., Hultquist, E.M., Fehling, P.C. (2015). PPE, Heat Stress, and Cardiac Strain: a Study. Fire Engineering, 168(12):41–42, 44–47.
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Haigh, C.A., and Smith, D.L. (2015). Incident Scene Rehabilitation: a Leadership Challenge. Fire Engineering, 168(12): 49–55.
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Barr, D.A., Moore-Merrell, L., Benedict, R., Smith, D.L. (2014). The Deployment of Resources at Residential Structure Fires and Cardiovascular Strain in Firefighters. International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management, 8:17–22.
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Smith, D.L., DeBlois, J.P., Kales, S.N. (2014). Combating Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in the United States (US) Fire Service. International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management, 8:23–30.
The Station Uniform Shirt
Smith, D.L., Haller, J.M., Hultquist, E.M., Lefferts, W.K., and Fehling, P.C. (2013). The Station Uniform Shirt: Does it Play a Role Beyond Appearance? Firehouse, 38(1): 74,76–78. 
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Horn, G.P., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T., Rosengren, K.S., Hur, P., Park, K., and Smith, D.L. (2009). Find Balance—IFSI study examines how PPE affects walking and balance, Fire Rescue, 27(1): 56–58.
Smith, D.L. and Haigh, C. (2006). Implementing Effective On-Scene Rehabilitation. Fire Engineering, 159(4).
Smith, D.L., and Haigh, C. (2006). Implementing Effective On-Scene Rehabilitation. Fire Engineering, 159(4): 175–176, 178, 180, 182–184, 186, 188.
Fighting Cardiovascular Disease
Smith, D.L. (2004). Fighting Cardiovascular Disease in the Fire Service. Advanced Rescue Technology, 7(5): 47–51.
Effects of Live Fire Training
Smith, D.L., Petruzzello, S.J., and Manning, T.S. (2001). Effects of Live Fire Training on Recruits. Fire Engineering, September, 154(9): 79–81.
Hot under the turnout
Smith, D.L. (2001). Hot under the turnout. Fire Chief, 45(8): 82, 84, 86, 88.
Psychological responses to working in bunker
Petruzzello, S.J., Smith, D.L., Clark, D.F., and Bone, B.G. (1996). Psychological responses to working in bunker gear: a comparative study. Fire Engineering, 149(2): 51–52, 55.
Physiological responses to working in bunker
Bone, B.G., Clark, D.F., Smith, D.L., and Petruzzello, S.J. (1994). Physiological responses to working in bunker gear: a comparative study. Fire Engineering, 147(11): 52, 54–55.