ecophysiology

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ecophysiology

(ē′kō-fĭz′ē-ŏl′ə-jē, ĕk′ō-)
n.
The study of the interrelationship between an organism's physical functioning and its environment.

e′co·phys′i·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e′co·phys′i·ol′o·gist (-ŏl′ə-jĭst) n.
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In addition, environmental physiology laboratories were flourishing in the United States and Europe.
George Havenith, professor of environmental physiology and ergonomics at Loughborough University, says: "Most of the work we do is research based, so we work with big companies which either produce the clothing and equipment, or we find the best clothing given a particular criteria.
Canada) surveys the scope and major ideas of environmental physiology and its application to specific environmental stressors, especially the human capacity to exercise in and tolerate different environments.
in Human Ecology from the University of Texas, in conjunction with NASA's Environmental Physiology Simulation Program.
Environmental physiology, on the other hand, focuses on understanding how organisms deal with the demands placed on them by stressors in the world around them.
PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY.
The study of heart rate changes may be used for estimation of the energy balance level, essential for the field investigations of the environmental physiology of wild animals.
Armstrong, associate professor of exercise science and environmental physiology at the University of Connecticut at Storrs.
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