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Volume 4

Sound Level Suppressors for the Reduction of Firearm Noise: Implications for Hearing Conservation

Several years ago, the research team at the Callier Center for Communication Disorders became interested in the challenges of hearing conservation for shooters, including hunters, target shooters, law enforcement officers, and soldiers. Colleen Le Prell brings us up to date on their findings.

WHY DO WE LIKE NOISE?

In spite of presentations and articles about the effects of noise. Alberto tries to figure out why people really like noise.

Volume 1

Impulse Noise Produced by Weapons: Implications for Hearing Conservation

Edward Lobarinas, PhD and Colleen G. Le Prell, PhD explore the possible added dangers to hearing from the trend in military and law enforcement towards the use of rifles for added accuracy and longer engagement distances.