The effect of postural changes on body temperatures and heat balance

@article{Tikuisis1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of postural changes on body temperatures and heat balance},
  author={Peter Tikuisis and Michel B. Ducharme},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={72},
  pages={451-459}
}
Early studies have demonstrated that rectal temperature (T re) decreases and mean skin temperature (T sk) increases in subjects changing their posture from standing to supine, and vice versa. Such changes have important implications insofar as thermal stress experiments are conducted and interpreted. However, the extent of these changes between steady-state conditions is not known. In addition, it is not known whether thermal balance is also affected by postural changes. To examine these… CONTINUE READING

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