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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Foureaux, G., De Castro, Pinto and Damaso, A., 2006, 'Effects of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption and resting metabolic rate in energy cost', Rev Bras Med Esporta 12(6), 351-355.
The short-term exposure to C[O.sub.2]-induced water acidification did not cause significant changes (Friedman's ANOVA, chi square = 2.48, n = 7, df = 3, P = 0.48) in the resting metabolic rate of Saduria entomon (Fig.
Resting metabolic rate measured by the MedGem handheld IC was compared with RMR predicted by five commonly used PEs: the Harris-Benedict, Mifflin, Owen, [Schofield.sub.weight], and [Schofield.sub.weight and height] equations.
To make matters worse, dieting can exacerbate the problem because it can lead to a further decrease in the resting metabolic rate. (5-7)
The speed at which the body burns calories when at rest is called your resting metabolic rate (RMR).
This observation could be mediated by a reduced sympathetic nervous activity [34], reduced thermic effect of food [35], or a reduction in resting metabolic rate associated with a reduced body weight.
My recommendations for the meal at dawn: Do not consume large amounts of food at dawn as the body's RMR (resting metabolic rate) is usually slower throughout the night, so I recommend a light meal consisting of whole grain breads and cereal, as they are great at releasing energy slowly, along with some oily fish like salmon.
The nut eaters could have been able to control their weight for several reasons, including an increased resting metabolic rate, enhanced satiety resulting in a decreased intake of other foods, or incomplete absorption of energy.
(5.) Weststrate, J.A., et al., Lack of a systematic sustained effect of prolonged exercise bouts on resting metabolic rate in fasting subjects.
Energy expenditure is a complex concept that is a result of multiple factors including posture, voluntary and involuntary physical activity, resting metabolic rate, and the thermic effect of feeding (the energy required in the digestion and absorption of food).3 Although energy expenditure is an important consideration in the assessment of physical activity, the methods used to produce accurate measurements cannot distinguish between the individual components of FITT.
* The ability when the user enters gender, age and PAL (Physical Activity Level) via the Input key on the multi-function touch display for the scale to calculate the resting metabolic rate and total energy consumption and prints out the results on the seca 360[degrees] wireless printer.