Biophysical aspects of human thermoregulation during heat stress

@article{Cramer2016BiophysicalAO,
  title={Biophysical aspects of human thermoregulation during heat stress},
  author={Matthew N. Cramer and Ollie Jay},
  journal={Autonomic Neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={196},
  pages={3-13}
}
Humans maintain a relatively constant core temperature through the dynamic balance between endogenous heat production and heat dissipation to the surrounding environment. In response to metabolic or environmental disturbances to heat balance, the autonomic nervous system initiates cutaneous vasodilation and eccrine sweating to facilitate higher rates of dry (primarily convection and radiation) and evaporative transfer from the body surface; however, absolute heat losses are ultimately governed… Expand
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