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Differences in oral temperature and body shape in two populations with different propensities for obesity

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  • B Vozarova
  • C Weyer
  • C Bogardus
  • E Ravussin
  • P A Tataranni
  • Barbora de Courten
Body temperature is a function of heat production and heat dissipation. Substantial interindividual variability has been reported in healthy humans. We hypothesized that Pima Indians, a population with a high prevalence of abdominal obesity, may have a lower surface area relative to volume, that is, lower radiating area, and therefore a higher body temperature compared to Caucasians.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftNew York Academy of Sciences. Annals
Vol/bind967
Sider (fra-til)516-21
Antal sider6
ISSN0077-8923
StatusUdgivet - 1 jun. 2002

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