Thermoregulation during exercise in women who are taking oral contraceptives

  title={Thermoregulation during exercise in women who are taking oral contraceptives},
  author={Susan M. Rogers and M. A. Baker},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
 Thermoregulation during exercise was studied in seven women who were taking oral contraceptive pills for 3 weeks of each month. The subjects were studied once in the 3rd week of taking the pill (P) and once during the following week when they took no pill (N). Rectal temperature (T re), heart rate (f c) and evaporative water loss (EWL, ventilated capsule technique) were measured while they walked on a treadmill for 60 min at 4.8 km · h−1 at a 10% gradient. Ambient temperature was 22 °C. A… CONTINUE READING