Human whole body cold adaptation

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Daanen, Hein A.M.; Van Marken Lichtenbelt, Wouter D.;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Journal: Temperature: Multidisciplinary Biomedical Journal,volume 3,issue 1,pages104-118 (issn: 2332-8940, eissn: 2332-8959)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/23328940.2015.1135688, pmc: PMC4861193
  • Subject: non-shivering thermogenesis | Priority Reviews | brown fat | shivering | acclimation | adaptation | cold | cold induced vasodilation; cold water immersion; human

ABSTRACT Reviews on whole body human cold adaptation generally do not distinguish between population studies and dedicated acclimation studies, leading to confusing results. Population studies show that indigenous black Africans have reduced shivering thermogenesis in t... View more
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