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Energy Utilization

Handbook of Physiology, Aging

  1. Roger J. M. McCarter

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp110106

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

McCarter, R. J. M. 2011. Energy Utilization. Comprehensive Physiology. 95–118.

Author Information

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

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Energy Metabousm and Body Composition
  • 2
    Tissue Mass and Tissue Metabolism
  • 3
    Mitochondrial Content and Mitochondrial Metabolism
  • 4
    Whole-Body Metabolic Rate
    • 4.1
      Twenty-Four-Hour Energy Expenditure
    • 4.2
      Components of 24-Hour Energy Expenditure
    • 4.3
      Efficiency and Energy Utilization
  • 5
    Factors Modulating Metabolic Rate
    • 5.1
      Temperature
    • 5.2
      Neuroendocrine Factors
    • 5.3
      Dietary Restriction
  • 6
    Metabolic Rate of Poikilotherms as A Function of Age
  • 7
    Energy Metabolism and Theories of Aging
    • 7.1
      Rate of Living Theory
    • 7.2
      Free Radical Theory
  • 8
    Conclusions