Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Radiofrequency Energy for Rewarming of Cold Extremities med./bio.

Published in: Undersea Biomed Res 1992; 19 (3): 199-207
Journal partially peer-reviewed/peer-review process unclear

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To demonstrate, during cold stress, the effectiveness of relatively low-level radiofrequency energy to rewarm bare extremities.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 27.12 MHz
Exposure duration: 10 min

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 27.12 MHz
Exposure duration 10 min
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Setup Coils wound around the hands and feet of the subject seated at the center of a cold chamber 8 ft x 8 ft x 8 ft on a padded wooden chair.
Additional info Non-RF (radio frequency) sessions used the same time course as irradiation sessions but were terminated at any recorded temperature below 10°C.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power 15 W - - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • during exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

The results clearly demonstrate the ability of radiofrequency energy to warm hands and feet in cold environments.

Study character:

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