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Endocrinological and Metabolic Responses to Acute and Chronic Heat Exposures

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Ralph P. Francesconi

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040112

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Francesconi, R. P. 2011. Endocrinological and Metabolic Responses to Acute and Chronic Heat Exposures. Comprehensive Physiology. 245–260.

Author Information

  1. Comparative Physiology Division, U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Fluid and Electrolyte Regulation
    • 1.1
      Hydration Levels
    • 1.2
      Acclimation/Acclimatization
    • 1.3
      Sedentary Heat Exposure
    • 1.4
      Exercise in the Heat
    • 1.5
      Comparative Studies
  • 2
    Anterior Pituitary
    • 2.1
      Growth Hormone
    • 2.2
      Prolactin
    • 2.3
      Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Adrenocorticotropin
    • 2.4
      Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone
    • 2.5
      Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone
  • 3
    Posterior Pituitary
    • 3.1
      Arginine Vasopressin
    • 3.2
      Oxytocin
  • 4
    Thyroid and Metabolism
  • 5
    Sympathoadrenomedullary System
  • 6
    Hypothalamic Oligopeptides
  • 7
    Pancreatic Hormones
  • 8
    Atrial Natriuretic Peptide
  • 9
    Conclusion