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As in other mammals, thermoregulation in humans is an important aspect of homeostasis. In thermoregulation, body heat is generated mostly in the deep organs, ... There are four avenues of heat loss: convection, conduction, radiation, and ...


Conduction (such as heat loss from sleeping on the cold ground). Heat is lost in air temperatures lower than 68°F (20°C). The body loses about 2% of its heat ...


The human body core temperature is constant around 37.1±1.0 oC ... Wind chill is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by wind and cold.


It's actually quite simple: the body attempts to maintain a constant core temperature (Homeostasis) through a balance of heat loss and heat gain. Body heat is ...


Nov 13, 2012 ... In this post, I'll share the 5 ways your body looses heat. Understanding these methods can help you to reduce your heat loss and stay warm ...


Hardy JD. THE RADIATION OF HEAT FROM THE HUMAN BODY: II. A Comparison of Some Methods of Measurement. J Clin Invest. 1934 Jul;13(4):605 –614.


Hardy JD. THE RADIATION OF HEAT FROM THE HUMAN BODY: I. An Instrument for Measuring the Radiation and Surface Temperature of the Skin.


Feb 1, 2013 ... How special is the human head compared with other body parts when it comes to losing or retaining body heat? As it turns out, not that special.


Feb 15, 2015 ... Maintaining your body heat is crucial in any emergency situation. Knowing the ways in which your body loses heat can assist you with keeping ...