Francis D. Reardon

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Seven subjects (1 woman) performed an incremental isotonic test on a Kin-Com isokinetic apparatus to determine their maximal oxygen consumption during bilateral knee extensions (Vo(2 sp)). A multisensor thermal probe was inserted into the left vastus medialis (middiaphysis) under ultrasound guidance. The deepest sensor (tip) was located approximately 10 mm(More)
The response of core temperature to exercise was investigated during recovery in order to avoid the antagonistic competition between exercise and thermal reflexes for the same effector systems which control skin blood flow. Five healthy, non-training males [mean (SD) age, 23.8 (2.04) years] were habituated to 29° C at relative 50% humidity for more than 2 h(More)
PURPOSE This study investigated the nonthermoregulatory control of cutaneous vascular conductance (CVC) and sweating during recovery from exercise-induced hyperthermia as well as possible sex-related differences in these responses. Two hypotheses were tested in this study: 1) active and passive recovery would be more effective in attenuating the fall in(More)
We examined the effect of two levels of exercise-induced hypotension on esophageal (Tes) and active and nonactive muscle temperatures during and following exercise. Seven males performed an incremental isotonic test on a Kin-Com isokinetic apparatus to determine their peak oxygen consumption during bilateral knee extensions (VO2sp). This was followed on(More)
The hypothesis that the magnitude of the postexercise onset threshold for sweating is increased by the intensity of exercise was tested in eight subjects. Esophageal temperature was monitored as an index of core temperature while sweat rate was measured by using a ventilated capsule placed on the upper back. Subjects remained seated resting for 15 min (no(More)
Changes in mean body temperature (DeltaT(b)) estimated by the traditional two-compartment model of "core" and "shell" temperatures and an adjusted two-compartment model incorporating a correction factor were compared with values derived by whole body calorimetry. Sixty participants (31 men, 29 women) cycled at 40% of peak O(2) consumption for 60 or 90 min(More)
The aim of this study was to use whole body calorimetry to directly measure the change in body heat content (DeltaH(b)) during steady-state exercise and compare these values with those estimated using thermometry. The thermometry models tested were the traditional two-compartment model of "core" and "shell" temperatures, and a three-compartment model of(More)
Exercise performance, glomerular filtration rate (GFR), and urinary filtration of proteins during static pool rowing and cycling to exhaustion were studied in trained rowers. The peak VO2 and heart rate were higher during rowing than during cycling. There was a reduction in plasma volume and an increase in lactate concentration after exercise; however, no(More)
PURPOSE Previous studies have shown a rapid reduction in postexercise local sweating and blood flow despite elevated core temperatures. However, local heat loss responses do not illustrate how much whole-body heat dissipation is reduced, and core temperature measurements do not accurately represent the magnitude of residual body heat storage. Whole-body(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of baroreceptor control on the postexercise threshold for forearm cutaneous vasodilation. On four separate days, six subjects (1 woman) were randomly exposed to 65 degrees head-up tilt and to 15 degrees head-down tilt during a No-Exercise and Exercise treatment protocol. Under each condition, a whole body(More)