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Unformatted text preview: heart rate is irregular o At 77 degrees F Cardiac arrest occurs and you die o In water, 55 degrees F. hypothermia can occur in as little as 20-30 minutes o 107 degrees F is a critical temperature for life, starts denaturing enzymes at this temperature • Metabolism: how efficient we produce our energy and energy production, oxygen consumption, and heat production, overall how much energy we are producing • • SA/V (surface area/volume) decreases as size increases •...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course BIO 1006 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '10