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Heat Stress and Behavior

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. Michel Cabanac

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040113

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cabanac, M. 2011. Heat Stress and Behavior. Comprehensive Physiology. 261–278.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Avoiding Hyperthermia
    • 1.1
      Modification of the Thermal Environment
    • 1.2
      Building Microenvironments
  • 2
    Behavior and Temperature Regulation
    • 2.1
      Variable Environments
    • 2.2
      Variable Rewards
    • 2.3
      Variable Subjects
    • 2.4
      Conflicting Motivations
  • 3
    Nonspecific Influence of Heat Stress on Behavior
    • 3.1
      Level of Arousal and Sleep
    • 3.2
      Human Performance
    • 3.3
      Food and Water Intake
    • 3.4
      Intracranial Electrical Stimulation
  • 4
    Conclusions