Allison M Ackert

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Activity-based anorexia occurs in rats maintained on a restricted-feeding schedule while given free access to running wheels. These conditions induce high levels of wheel running and rapid weight loss. Although this procedure was developed as an animal model of anorexia nervosa, it has been studied primarily in male rats. Our goal was to examine the(More)
The relationship between ingestive behavior (eating + drinking) and core body temperature (T(b)) in naturally cycling female rats was compared in a normotensive strain (Sprague-Dawley; SD) and a hypertensive strain reputed to have chronically elevated T(b) (spontaneously hypertensive rats; SHR). T(b) (by telemetry) and ingestive behavior (automated(More)
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