metabolic rate


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metabolic rate

The body’s energy expenditure per unit of time.
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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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Therefore, body composition devices or predictive equations are often used to estimate the basal metabolic rate. The predictive equations include age, sex, body height and body weight but do not include active mass, therefore they may not suitable for athletes.
Avaria-Llauturio, J., Hernandez, C., Rodriguez-Serrano, E., Venditti, C.: 'The decoupled nature of basal metabolic rate and body temperature in endotherm evolution'; Nature; doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1476-9
People can go far beyond their base metabolic rate while doing a short bout of exercise, but it becomes unsustainable in the long term.
The study team, led by KU Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum postdoctoral researcher Luke Strotz, suggested that mollusk species with a higher metabolic rate tends to die out faster than those with low metabolic rates.
They delved into the occurrences and extinction of different species over the said period as well as their respective metabolic rates or the amount of energy each of the creature in question needed for survival.
Lemon juices with warm water and honey help in weight loss because it promotes digestion and increases metabolic rate besides effective in cleansing liver of toxins and acidity.
For the research project, 29 healthy non-obese volunteers in Abu Dhabi who were fasting during Ramadan were observed, and the impact on their resting metabolic rate -- the energy needed by the body to perform basic functions like breathing, blood circulation and brain functions when the person is resting -- was measured.
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. This can be done two ways.
What is my 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.