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Cardiovascular Adjustments to Heat Stress

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. John M. Johnson,
  2. Duane W. Proppe

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040111

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Johnson, J. M. and Proppe, D. W. 2011. Cardiovascular Adjustments to Heat Stress. Comprehensive Physiology. 215–243.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Cutaneous Vascular Responses to Heat Stress
    • 1.1
      Microvascular Anatomy
    • 1.2
      Efferent Neural Control of Skin Blood Flow
    • 1.3
      Local Thermal Control of Cutaneous Blood Vessels
  • 2
    Hemodynamic Responses to Heat Stress
    • 2.1
      Cardiac Output during Heat Stress
    • 2.2
      Cardiovascular Pressures
  • 3
    Regional Circulatory Responses to Heat Stress
    • 3.1
      Splanchnic Circulation
    • 3.2
      Renal Circulation
    • 3.3
      Skeletal Muscle Circulation
    • 3.4
      Circulation to Brain and Spinal Cord
    • 3.5
      Coronary Circulation
  • 4
    Modifiers of Control by Internal Temperature
    • 4.1
      Thermoregulatory Modifications
    • 4.2
      Nonthermoregulatory Modifications
  • 5
    Conclusion