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Unformatted text preview: * Sweat itself has no odor, but when bacteria on the skin and hair metabolize the proteins and fatty acids, they produce an unpleasant odor. * This is why deodorants and anti-perspirants are applied to the underarms instead of the whole body. * The maximum volume of sweat that a person who is not adapted to a hot climate can produce is about one liter per hour. * Amazingly, if you move to a hot climate such as the American desert southwest or the tropics, your ability to produce sweat will increase to about two to three liters per hour within about six weeks! This appears to be the maximum amount that you can produce. Electrolyte Measurement * Effects depend on * Concentration * Charge * Equivalent (Eq)- the amount of electrolyte that would neutralize 1 mole of hydrogen inos (H + ) or hydroxide ions (OH-)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10