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billl7


May 24, 2013, 5:56 AM

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Re: [Syd] Caution - Edelrid Mega Jul
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Syd wrote:
"The FFS testing showed that HHS symptoms appeared in no more than 10 minutes with healthy subjects." and "...one fellow lost consciousness in 3.5 minutes. "

http://www.outdoorswa.org/...0Hang%20Syndrome.pdf

Just to continue keeping the information up front, these tests involved the person deliberately hanging immobile while conscious. The practical context is exhaustion or being knocked unconscious by some other mechanism.

Bill L

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Syd wrote:
... as long as you remember to keep squirming ....

Of the times I have spent hanging in a harness for long periods, 'remembering' to squirm was not a problem. For me, the uncomfortableness of it demands movement.


(This post was edited by billl7 on May 24, 2013, 5:59 AM)



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