The human thermal portrait and its relations with aerobic working capacity and the blood lactate level

@article{Akimov2010TheHT,
  title={The human thermal portrait and its relations with aerobic working capacity and the blood lactate level},
  author={Egor B. Akimov and Roman S. Andreev and Yu. N. Kalenov and A. A. Kirdin and Valentin Son’kin and Alexandr G Tonevitsky},
  journal={Human Physiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={36},
  pages={447-456}
}
In a study on 53 healthy male volunteers with the use of an infrared thermograph, data that the thermal portrait, i.e., skin temperature distribution, under the conditions of muscular rest and minimal chemical thermoregulation activation is related to the maximal aerobic capacity (r = + 0.6) and the lactate level after critical muscle load (r = −0.7) were obtained. A series of pilot experiments on six volunteers showed that acute regional cooling (by placing feet into ice-cold water for 1 min… CONTINUE READING