A new system for the analysis of thermal judgments: Multipoint measurements of skin temperatures and temperature-related sensations and their joint visualization

Mayumi Nakamura, Hidenori Esaki, Tamae Yoda, Saki Yasuhara, Akiko Kobayashi, Aki Konishi, Naoki Osawa, Kei Nagashima, Larry I. Crawshaw, Kazuyuki Kanosue

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We report a new system for monitoring sensations of many body parts as well as comprehensively showing the distribution of overall skin temperature (T sk) and temperature-related sensations. The system consists of a console with 52 levers to report temperature-related sensations and software that facilitates the visualization of the distribution of Tsk and temperature-related sensations by displaying them on a model of the human body. The system's utility was demonstrated with a physiological experiment involving three males and three females. They were exposed to step changes of ambient temperature from 23° C to 33° C. We measured Tsk at 50 points, and the subjects concurrently provided estimates of local temperature sensation and thermal comfort/discomfort at 25 loci. This system greatly facilitates the perception and analysis of spatial relationships and differences in temperature and sensation in various areas of the body.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)459-464
ページ数6
ジャーナルJournal of Physiological Sciences
56
発行部数6
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2006 12 1

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  • Physiology

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