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Interaction of Body Temperatures in Control of Thermoregulatory Effector Mechanisms

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Claus Jessen

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040107

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Jessen, C. 2011. Interaction of Body Temperatures in Control of Thermoregulatory Effector Mechanisms. Comprehensive Physiology. 127–138.

Author Information

  1. Physiologisches Institut, Justus Liebig Universität, Giessen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Sites of Afferent Temperature Signal Generation
    • 1.1
      Skin
    • 1.2
      Core
    • 1.3
      Circumscribed Sites of the Body Core
  • 2
    Metabolic Rate and Evaporative Heat Loss as Functions of Various Body Temperatures
    • 2.1
      Core and Skin
    • 2.2
      Fractional Core Inputs
  • 3
    Factors in the Relations Between Temperatures and Responses
    • 3.1
      Neuronal Models and Central Commands
    • 3.2
      Nonlinearities
    • 3.3
      Peripheral Effects on Central Commands
  • 4
    Skin and Core Temperatures Under Natural Conditions
    • 4.1
      Cold Exposure
    • 4.2
      Heat Exposure
  • 5
    Summary