resting metabolic rate


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rest·ing met·a·bol·ic rate

(RMR) (rest'ing met'ă-bol'ik rāt)
Minimum number of calories needed to support basic functions, including breathing and circulation.
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Probably the most significant outcome of this study is the different responses between the two groups regarding the resting metabolic rate (Fig.
Validation of several established equations for resting metabolic rate in obese and nonobese people.
2) The other 60% of burned calories comes from your resting metabolic rate.
Physical activity-induced energy expenditure is determined by subtracting the resting metabolic rate from the total, and multiplying this value by 0.
It is important to understand the resting metabolic rate because if the human body does not receive enough calories per day to maintain basic life function, the body literally "thinks" it is starving to death.
In the northern part of their geographic range, the Arkansas and Missouri Agkistrodon piscivorus show an elevated resting metabolic rate at low temperatures.
Most papers reported resting metabolic rate, as opposed to standard metabolic rate, which is measured using fasting animals.
The data were adjusted for covariates including resting metabolic rate, level of physical activity, and smoking habits.
This is called increasing your resting metabolic rate.
Resting metabolic rate (RMR) approximates the BMR when it is not possible to meet all of the above conditions.
That is, the resting metabolic rate (RMR) drops as the body experiences something akin to what happened millennia ago when the hunt failed and in order to improve its chances for survival the body would drop its RMR over a relatively long period of time.