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Skidmore College
First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory


Research Focus Areas

  • Sudden cardiac events in firefighters

  • Physiological responses to heat stress and dehydration
  • Characterization of physiological response to specific operations 
  • Personal protective equipment 
  • Physiological status monitoring 
  • Rehabilitation strategies 
  • Cardiovascular responses to firefighting 
  • Role of physical fitness in mitigating stress