PMID: 6513488Nov 1, 1984

Preventive effect of acute thermal exposure during hypokinesia

Kosmicheskaia biologiia i aviakosmicheskaia meditsina
V I Sobolevskiĭ, V P Pravosudov

Abstract

Rat experiments have shown that adaptation to acute thermal effects increases the functional ability of the heart and blood circulation. This results in an increased thermal tolerance and hypoxic resistance of the myocardium. The prophylactic effect of acute thermal exposures during hypokinesia is related to a significant reduction of the level of metabolic and functional changes in the heart and skeletal muscles during diminished motor activity.

Related Concepts

Adaptation, Physiological
Anoxemia
Blood Circulation
Energy Metabolism
Hypokinesia, Experimental
Muscle
Myocardium
Oxygen Consumption

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