basal metabolic rate

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the rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state

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Basal metabolic rate has been determined for a few summer individuals from the Palearctic (Kendeigh et al.
Basal metabolic rate was measured twice for each individual for 10 minutes by open circuit indirect calorimetry using the Douglas bag technique.
The research team plans to investigate why tropical birds have lower basal metabolic rates than temperate species.
The website combines walking data delivered by a USB Pocket Pedometer(TM) with other fitness activities and basal metabolic rates to determine the calories burned.
These data indicate that nutrient allocation to reproduction is affected by culture temperature and may be related to temperature-dependent hormonal control mechanisms and/or changes in basal metabolic rates (energy allocation) at various temperatures.
Caffeine increases the work capacity of muscles (Liska, 1986) and may slightly raise basal metabolic rates (Ray & Ksir, 1990; The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.