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TABLE 3-2 Papers Reporting the Effect Heat Acclimatization Has on Metabolic Rate During Exercise

Study

n

Acclimatization (days)

Exercise Mode

Test Environment

Change in Metabolic Rate (ΔM)

Cleland et al., 1969

3

7

Treadmill

Hot

NC*

Eichna et al., 1950

3

10

Treadmill

Hot

 

4

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

2

Gisolfi, 1973

6

8

Treadmill

Hot

 

12

Jooste and Strydom, 1979

4

7

Treadmill

Hot

 

?

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

?

Piwonka and Robinson, 1967

3

4

Treadmill

Hot

NC

Robinson et al., 1941

5

10–23

Treadmill

Hot

 

8

Rowell et al., 1967

6

11–12

Treadmill

Hot

NC

Sawka et al., 1983

42

6–10

Treadmill

Hot

 

3

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

5

Senay and Kok, 1977

5

8

Step

Hot

 

14

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

7

Shvartz et al., 1977

7

8

Step

Hot

 

16

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

14

 

7

8

Step

Hot

 

14

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

14

 

7

8

Step

Hot

 

10

 

 

 

 

Cool

 

9

Strydom et al., 1966

5

12

Step

Hot

 

17

Weinman et al., 1967

5

8

Treadmill

Hot

NC

 

5

8

Treadmill

Hot

NC

Wyndham et al., 1976

4

10

Cycle

Hot

NC

* No change.

SOURCE: Modified from Sawka et al. (1983).



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