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Title Thermoregulation and human performance : physiological and biological aspects / volume editor, Frank E. Marino
Published Basel ; London : Karger, 2008

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Description ix, 134 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Medicine and sport science, 0254-5020 ; v. 53
Medicine and sport science ; v. 53
Contents The evolutionary basis of thermoregulation and exercise performance / F.E. Marino -- Comparative thermoregulation and the quest for athletic supremacy / F.E. Marino -- Thermoregulation, fatigue, and exercise modality / R. Tucker -- Neuromuscular response to exercise heat stress / S.S. Cheung -- Intestinal barrier dysfunction, endotoxemia, and gastrointestinal symptoms : the "canary in the coal mine" during exercise-heat stress? / G.P. Lambert -- Effects of peripheral cooling on characteristics of local muscle / E. Drinkwater -- Cooling interventions for the protection and recovery of exercise performance from exercise-induced heat stress / R. Duffield -- Ethnicity and temperature regulation / M.I. Lambert, T. Mann, J.P. Dugas -- Exercise heat stress and metabolism / T. M√ľndel
Summary "Over the last decades, our understanding of the relationship between thermoregulation, performance and fatigue has changed dramatically. New advances in technology and methodology permitted the study of rising and decreasing body temperature on metabolism and provided insights into the role the nervous system plays in determining human performance under thermally stressful situations. Further analysis of previous research has been necessary in addition to considering theories derived from complimentary areas of research such as evolutionary biology, anthropology and cellular and molecular biology. This publication provides different interpretations of recent research for a better understanding of the limitations of thermoregulation."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Body temperature -- Regulation.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects.
Heat -- Physiological effect.
Author Marino, Frank E.
LC no. 2008031568
ISBN 9783805586481 (hard cover : alk. paper)