resting energy expenditure


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rest·ing en·er·gy ex·pen·di·ture

(REE) (rest'ing en'ĕr-jē eks-pen'di-chŭr)
Energy expenditure measured under resting, although not necessarily basal, conditions.
Compare: basal metabolic rate

rest·ing en·er·gy ex·pen·di·ture

(rest'ing en'ĕr-jē eks-pen'di-chŭr)
Energy expenditure measured under resting, although not necessarily basal conditions.
Compare: basal metabolic rate
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Day DS, Gozansky WS, Van Pelt RE, Schwartz RS, Kohrt WM (2005) Sex hormone suppression reduces resting energy expenditure and {beta}-adrenergic support of resting energy expenditure.
Clinical accuracy of the MedGem indirect calorimeter for measuring resting energy expenditure in cancer patients.
As primary outcome measures, the cohorts were assessed for their physical activity levels (monitored continuously by accelerometry) and resting energy expenditure (REE).
Resting energy expenditure (REE) was measured by having the participant at rest in a bed in a supine position for 30 minutes.
After 26 weeks, women who received the multinutrient supplement had significantly lower body weight, body mass index, fat mass, respiratory quotient, and total and LDL cholesterol; and higher resting energy expenditure and HDL levels compared with placebo and baseline levels.
Quoting from the book (2), "Physical activity is 'anybody movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in a substantive increase over the resting energy expenditure.
The measurement of VO2, which is the equivalent of metabolic rate, and VCO2, as well as the measurement of urinary nitrogen (UN), can be used to determine the resting energy expenditure (REE).
The compound, which blocks cannabinoid receptors in both the brain and gut, apparently works both by decreasing total food intake and increasing resting energy expenditure.
Unsurprisingly, the Ireton-Jones equation produces a result that is significantly greater than the resting energy expenditure in such situations.
Findings also have shown that RT increases resting energy expenditure and metabolic rate in older women.