basal metabolic rate


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basal metabolic rate

[′bā·səl med·ə′bäl·ik ′rāt]
(physiology)
The amount of energy utilized per unit time under conditions of basal metabolism; expressed as calories per square meter of body surface or per kilogram of body weight per hour. Abbreviated BMR.
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Ecophysiologists use basal metabolic rate (BMR) for comparisons of energetics among species, or across seasons, measured as ml [O.
Scientists from Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and SeaWorld worked with Tilikum, a killer whale at SeaWorld Orlando and the largest marine mammal living in a zoological park, to obtain the whale's basal metabolic rate (BMR) by measuring his resting oxygen consumption rate.
5pc) and percent of body fat (12pc) due to an increase in basal metabolic rate.
Next the team calculated the amount of energy that each person used for walking by subtracting the basal metabolic rate (energy required to maintain the body's basic metabolic functions) from the total metabolic rate measured while walking.
BMR, or basal metabolic rate, is how many calories a person burns just to function each day.
In addition, Gibson's paper found that basal metabolic rate (BMR) increased by approximately 3 percent between surveys as a result of higher body weights, and it is estimated that EI in relation to basal requirements was even lower at 6 percent.
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It has been estimated that 50 grams of active brown fatty tissue is sufficient for increasing the basal metabolic rate by 20 per cent.
designs and portions each meal specifically to the client's needs based on their Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), body fat, activity level, caloric intake and other factors.
The two-part system contains a combination of thermonutrient herbs that can increase the body's basal metabolic rate, helping to burn calories, along with a blend of ingredients that supports both fat metabolism and elimination, while helping to reduce appetite and carbohydrate cravings.
2) The calorimetry determines the body's basal metabolic rate or resting energy expenditure and locates a weight management zone.
Also, learn your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) -- how many calories you burn up just to keep your body functioning each day and your Body Mass Index (BMI).