Contribution of striated muscles to regulatory heat production

Abstract

The most obvious mechanism producing heat during defence to cold is muscular t remor (shivering) 1. Shivering appears as fine rhythmic movements of muscles or even limbs, which do not induce any substantial changes in body position. I t is realized by randomly appearing contractions, occurring simultaneously in both flexor and extensor muscles. Shivering is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01922277

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