Tag: "expenditure" at biology news
Pythons can be couch potatoes, too
...a certain level of SDA accounts for a large energy expenditure
that may reduce the energy available for other act... optimize their metabolic rate and to allow energy expenditure
for activities other than digestion....
Lazy snakes! Pythons can be couch potatoes, too
...to optimize their metabolic rate, and allow energy expenditure
for activities other than digestion....
Could an anti-marijuana compound hold the key to body weight and appetite control?
... hypothalamus to curb appetite and increase energy expenditure
as body fat stores increase, was reported. Specifically, a deficiency of leptin has been found in obese animal subjects. SR141716 has been shown to induce a significant decrease in food intake and body weight gain and reduce the intake of a high fa...
UCSF study suggests novel factor could contribute to adult obesity
...ty associated with the dramatic decrease in energy expenditure
during exercise -- suggest, says Tecott, that ener...eceptor might influence factors involved in energy expenditure
and therefore could prove a target for therapy. The amount of energy expended during physical activ...
Tufts civil engineer predicts Bostons rising sea levels could cause billions of dollars in damage
.... The Green scenario would require a $1.8 billion expenditure
for flood-proofing, but damages would decrease to $4.7 billion. "It is up to governments in the metropolitan Boston area to decide how to deal with the issue of the rising sea level and its impact on coastal development," said Kirshen. "But it would...
Intelligent device shows promise in physical activity measurement market
...g the amount of mechanical work and related energy expenditure
for a pre-determined period helps you calculate the relationship between physical activity and energy balance. "The IDEEA provides some of the most accurate results ever reported for a portable device," writes Elizabeth DeRobertis, a contributing ana...
Swimming can contribute to rebuilding bone strength
...ques. There is difficulty in equalizing the energy expenditure
or total work of different modes of exercise, whic...xercise modes in an attempt to equalize the energy expenditure
between the two training programs. They hypothesized that weight-bearing exercise would lead to sig...
Study seeks genetic keys to exercise success
... A web-based computer program that computes energy expenditure
lets the students know exactly how many calories are being burned up by their exercise." Starting this month, one cohort of 384 volunteers will be enrolled each fall semester for the next four years, for a total of 1,536 participants. Researchers ...
SUCCESS 2002 Student Contest award ceremony
...ents must be derived from free-living total energy expenditure
measured by the state-of-art, cost-limited and exp...diet induced thermogenesis and the activity energy expenditure
during spaceflight. The aim of Belin de Chantemle's experiment proposal is to perform a comprehensiv...
Harvard Medical School launches new department to study human biology at the level of whole systems
...cellular circuits. New drugs often fail after the expenditure
of millions of dollars because the effect on a single gene or protein target in the test tube fails to have the predicted effect when tested in the human body. "As we understand more about the tiniest pieces that we are made of, it becomes increasing...
Findings offer further understanding about growth and development in young male gymnasts
...er several years of training, the increased energy expenditure
by elite gymnasts would result in lower levels of ...ence in training contributed to 44% greater energy expenditure
per week by the GYM group compared with the CON group. The gymnasts were slightly shorter and ...
Launch of Ariadna to boost advanced space research in Europe
...f study: a) Fast - lasting up to 2 months, maximum expenditure
of EUR 15 000, b) Medium - lasting up to 4 months, maximum of EUR 25 000, c) Extended - duration up to 6 months, maximum of EUR 35 000. A new call for proposals is anticipated about once every six months, after which contracts will be awarded to res...
Can the mode of training affect the hormone response to different modes of exercise?
...xercise sessions were matched according to caloric expenditure
(calculated from expired gases). Each testing session was separated by at least one week. Height, body mass, and skinfold thickness were taken, and strength measurements were performed. Maximal aerobic power was determined using a progressive, in...
Secondary complications and restoration of function in SCI
...twins studied to determine impact of SCI on energy expenditure
and lean muscle mass (page 1) Investigators measured energy expenditure
and fat-free mass, as well as the relationships between these parameters, in persons with spinal cor...
Just how much water do we really need? The answer may depend on our age
...led water was administered to measure total energy expenditure
(TEE) using the doubly labeled water (DLW) technique. In one of these studies, two 24-hour urine collections were made from many of these same participants using p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) to confirm completeness. The data obtained are among the firs...
New studies show Curves Program raises metabolic rate in overweight and sedentary women
...e able to significantly raise their resting energy expenditure
(REE, also known as metabolic rate), in some cases by as much as 400 kcals/day. The Curves program may help redefine how women diet, lose weight and maintain weight loss, thereby reducing the need for perpetual dieting. The series of studi...
Gestational diabetes not found to alter the metabolic processes in obese pregnant women
...tudies have focused on long-term changes in energy expenditure
and increase in fat in lean women (body fat less t...d changes, over an extended time period, in energy expenditure
and increase in fat in a cohort of women with NGT and GDM, relative to the alterations in insulin se...
In the obese, metabolic adaptations post-weight loss lead to regaining of shed pounds
...nificant weight loss. Accordingly, 24 hour energy expenditure
(EE), sleeping metabolic rate (SMR), and non-prote... rats: (1) eat more; (2) have a lower 24-hr energy expenditure
under conditions leading to obesity ; and (3) have an elevated 24 hour NPRQ on both low and high fat...
Winning combination to build bone density in children
.... The idea is to 'accumulate' this sort of energy expenditure
over the day to total about half an hour," he added. Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess the interactive effects of habitual physical activity (total and vigorous intensity) and calcium intake on bone mineral content (BMC) in prepuber...