metabolic rate


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metabolic rate

The body’s energy expenditure per unit of time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metabolic rate - rate of metabolism; the amount of energy expended in a give period
basal metabolic rate, BMR - the rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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Using high-tech collars that monitored behavior, hunting success and metabolic rates, the researchers followed nine female polar bears without cubs through springtime, as the animals went hunting on sea ice over Beaufort Sea.
Horswill and his colleagues compared the metabolic rate produced by three workstations: seated at a desk, seated at a desk equipped with a device that stimulates leg movement and standing at a desk.
Thermogenesis is essentially the passive increase and maintenance of a higher basal metabolic rate.
Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the measurement of the energy that you burn the day doing throughout everyday tasks or resting.
Exercise raises metabolic rate, helping to prevent weight gain.
2001) focused on the relationship between the metabolic rate and the draught discomfort and found that DR decreases with the increased metabolic rate.
Maximal activity is the favored means by which the maximal metabolic rate is estimated; however, other activities are also known to increase metabolic rate.
To make matters worse, dieting can exacerbate the problem because it can lead to a further decrease in the resting metabolic rate.
My aim was to see whether we could use fossil bones of dinosaurs to indicate the level of bone metabolic rate and possibly extend it to the whole body's metabolic rate," he says.
While the bears were inside, researchers measured metabolic rate, muscle movement and heart function.
2) First, basal metabolic rate (BMR) accounts for over two-thirds of the calories burned at rest, and more than half of BMR can be accounted for by how much muscle a person has.
Their caloric intake was restricted to about 90 percent of their resting metabolic rate, and they were given sleep schedules ranging from 5.