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TABLE 3–1 Papers Reporting the Effect of Heat on Metabolic Rate During Exercise

Study

Exercise Mode

Metabolic Intensity

Test Environment

Change in Metabolic Rate Rate

Comment

Brouha et al., 1960

Cycle

460 watts

25 vs 32°C

NC*

 

 

 

25 vs 37°C

(14%)

 

Consolazio et al., 1961

Treadmill

400 watts

26 vs 40°C

(9%)

Acclimated

 

 

 

26 vs 41°C

(19%)

 

 

Cycle

230 watts

26 vs 40°C

(8%)

 

 

 

 

26 vs 41°C

(4%)

 

Consolazio et al., 1963

Cycle

205 watts

21 vs 29°C

NC

 

 

545 watts

 

NC

 

 

205 watts

21 vs 38°C

(12%)

 

 

545 watts

 

(11%)

Dimri et al., 1980

Cycle

10–90%

27 vs 37°C

(8%)

Acclimated

 

 

 

27 vs 40°C

(18%)

LA

Fink et al., 1975

Cycle

70–85%

9 vs 41°C

 

Unacclimated

 

 

 

 

 

LA

Peterson and Vejby-Christensen, 1973

Cycle

87–347 watts

24 vs 32°C

 

Unacclimated

 

 

 

 

 

LA

Williams et al., 1962

Cycle

20 vs 36°C

(0.2 liter)

Acclimated

 

 

 

 

 

LA

Young et al., 1985

Cycle

793 watts

21 vs 49°C

(3%)

Unacclimated and Acclimated

 

 

 

 

 

LA

* NC = No change.

LA = Plasma lactate.



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