IPHY 3430 1-18-11

IPHY 3430 1-18-11 - 1/9/11 Human Physiology 1-18-11 REVIEW...

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1/9/11 1 Human Physiology 1-18-11 REVIEW SESSION THIS THURSDAY, 7:30 AM Metabolism The sum of all biochemical reactions going on at the body at a given time. Metabolic rate = heat production = ATP production = oxygen consumption Basal metabolic rate = lowest metabolic rate necessary to keep a person alive. Measured under conditions of rest, non-digesting, non-reproducing, non-emotionally stressed, and non-temperature stressed conditions. Time of day also a factor, but ignored by medical science.
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1/9/11 2 Factors that can affect level of BMR Long-term effects 1. Sex 2. Age 3. Body Size Factors that can affect level of BMR Long-term effects 1. Sex 2. Age 3. Body Size
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3 Short-term factors that can affect BMR 1. Exercise 2. Digestion 3. Alcohol 4. Trauma 5. Changes in hormonal status (norepinephrine or thyroxin) 6. Air temperature Regulation of Body Temperature Heat vs. temperature Physical Principles 1. Heat always Fows from area of greater heat energy to lower heat energy. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course IPHY 3430 taught by Professor Lynch,robe during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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