skin temperature

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  1. pmc Differences in endothelial function between Korean-Asians and Caucasians
    Jongeun Yim
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR337-43. 2012
  2. ncbi The contribution of skin blood flow in warming the skin after the application of local heat; the duality of the Pennes heat equation
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Eng Phys 33:325-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Facial skin temperature decreases in infants with joyful expression
    Rie Nakanishi
    Graduate School in Science of School Education, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Hyogo 673 1494, Japan
    Infant Behav Dev 31:137-44. 2008
  4. ncbi The use of nasal skin temperature measurements in studying emotion in macaque monkeys
    Koji Kuraoka
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Chiyoda, Tokyo 102 8472, Japan
    Physiol Behav 102:347-55. 2011
  5. ncbi More than a marker: interaction between the circadian regulation of temperature and sleep, age-related changes, and treatment possibilities
    E J Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam
    Chronobiol Int 17:313-54. 2000
  6. ncbi The ability of different areas of the skin to absorb heat from a locally applied heat source: the impact of diabetes
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:365-72. 2011
  7. ncbi The influence of aging and diabetes on heat transfer characteristics of the skin to a rapidly applied heat source
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:1003-10. 2010
  8. ncbi Skin deep: enhanced sleep depth by cutaneous temperature manipulation
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:500-13. 2008
  9. ncbi Thermography study of skin response due to whole-body cryotherapy
    Armand Cholewka
    A Chełkowski Institute of Physics, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Skin Res Technol 18:180-7. 2012
  10. ncbi The validity of wireless iButtons and thermistors for human skin temperature measurement
    A D Harper Smith
    Extremes Research Group, Bangor University, Bangor LL572PZ, UK
    Physiol Meas 31:95-114. 2010

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  1. pmc Differences in endothelial function between Korean-Asians and Caucasians
    Jongeun Yim
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR337-43. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to see if there were any differences in endothelial function between Koreans and Caucasians...
  2. ncbi The contribution of skin blood flow in warming the skin after the application of local heat; the duality of the Pennes heat equation
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Eng Phys 33:325-9. 2011
    ..b>Skin temperature was measured by a thermistor and blood flow in the underlying skin was measured by a laser Doppler imager in ..
  3. ncbi Facial skin temperature decreases in infants with joyful expression
    Rie Nakanishi
    Graduate School in Science of School Education, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Hyogo 673 1494, Japan
    Infant Behav Dev 31:137-44. 2008
    ..In this study, we examined changes in facial skin temperature as a physiological response, when infants are laughing, an expressive behavior of joyful emotion...
  4. ncbi The use of nasal skin temperature measurements in studying emotion in macaque monkeys
    Koji Kuraoka
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Chiyoda, Tokyo 102 8472, Japan
    Physiol Behav 102:347-55. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that decreased nasal skin temperatures should be added to the list of indicators of emotional states in animals...
  5. ncbi More than a marker: interaction between the circadian regulation of temperature and sleep, age-related changes, and treatment possibilities
    E J Van Someren
    Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam
    Chronobiol Int 17:313-54. 2000
    ..Not only local temperature, but also skin temperature are related to the activation type in these structures...
  6. ncbi The ability of different areas of the skin to absorb heat from a locally applied heat source: the impact of diabetes
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:365-72. 2011
    ..Skin blood flow and skin temperature were monitored over the 6-min period.
  7. ncbi The influence of aging and diabetes on heat transfer characteristics of the skin to a rapidly applied heat source
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:1003-10. 2010
    ..It is not sustained heat, however, that usually causes burns; it is a more rapid application of heat...
  8. ncbi Skin deep: enhanced sleep depth by cutaneous temperature manipulation
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Brain 131:500-13. 2008
    ..activity in brain areas that are critically involved in sleep regulation, we investigated whether subtle skin temperature manipulations could improve human sleep...
  9. ncbi Thermography study of skin response due to whole-body cryotherapy
    Armand Cholewka
    A Chełkowski Institute of Physics, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
    Skin Res Technol 18:180-7. 2012
    Thermography and contact thermometry were used to study the influence of body mass index (BMI) on the lowering of skin temperature caused by whole-body cryotherapy.
  10. ncbi The validity of wireless iButtons and thermistors for human skin temperature measurement
    A D Harper Smith
    Extremes Research Group, Bangor University, Bangor LL572PZ, UK
    Physiol Meas 31:95-114. 2010
    b>Skin temperature is a fundamental variable in human thermo-physiology, and yet skin temperature measurement remains impractical in most free-living, exercise and clinical settings, using currently available hard-wired methods...
  11. ncbi A reliable method for the preferential activation of C- or A-fibre heat nociceptors
    Simon McMullan
    Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD, UK
    J Neurosci Methods 138:133-9. 2004
    ..In contrast thresholds of responses to fast rates of skin heating were unchanged, indicating that nociceptors activated by this stimulus were capsaicin-insensitive A-fibre heat nociceptors...
  12. ncbi Skin temperature and sleep-onset latency: changes with age and insomnia
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience NIN, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 90:257-66. 2007
    ..Changes in skin temperature may causally affect the ability to initiate and maintain sleep...
  13. ncbi The independent roles of temperature and thermal perception in the control of human thermoregulatory behavior
    Zachary J Schlader
    Exercise and Sport Science, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    Physiol Behav 103:217-24. 2011
    ..These data indicate that changes in temperature are not a requirement for the initiation of thermoregulatory behavior in humans. Rather, thermal sensation and thermal discomfort are capable behavioral controllers...
  14. pmc Reduced endothelial function in the skin in Southeast Asians compared to Caucasians
    Jerrold Sott Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR1-8. 2012
    ..The reaction of vascular endothelial cells to occlusion and heat in Southeast Asian Indians (SAI) compared to Caucasians (C) has not been studied, although genetic differences are found in endothelial cells between the races...
  15. ncbi The effects of skin moisture and subcutaneous fat thickness on the ability of the skin to dissipate heat in young and old subjects, with and without diabetes, at three environmental room temperatures
    Katie McLellan
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, United States
    Med Eng Phys 31:165-72. 2009
    ..Thermisters were placed in an iron heat probe and on the skin to measure the change in skin temperature to create a thermal change index to demonstrate the ability of the skin to dissipate heat...
  16. ncbi Nitric oxide and neurally mediated regulation of skin blood flow during local heating
    C T Minson
    Department of Exercise and Movement Science, University of Oregon, 1240 Univ of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1240, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 91:1619-26. 2001
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  17. pmc Local thermal control of the human cutaneous circulation
    John M Johnson
    Dept of Physiology, Univ of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio TX 78231, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1229-38. 2010
    ..The mechanism for that transient vasodilation is not known, but it is inhibited by intact sympathetic vasoconstrictor nerve function and by intact sensory nerve function...
  18. ncbi The relation of near-infrared spectroscopy with changes in peripheral circulation in critically ill patients
    Alexandre Lima
    Department of Intensive Care Adults, Erasmus MC University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 39:1649-54. 2011
    ..We conducted this observational study to investigate tissue oxygen saturation during a vascular occlusion test in relationship with the condition of peripheral circulation and outcome in critically ill patients...
  19. ncbi Multiple stressors and the response of vascular endothelial cells: the effect of aging and diabetes
    Katie McLellan
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:73-9. 2009
    ..The present study examined the effects of local heat, global heat, and the interaction between these two endothelial stressors on the blood flow of the skin of the foot in people who are older and who have diabetes...
  20. ncbi Advantages of smaller body mass during distance running in warm, humid environments
    F E Marino
    Human Movement Studies Unit, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW, Australia
    Pflugers Arch 441:359-67. 2000
    ..Lighter runners produce and store less heat at the same running speed; hence they can run faster or further before reaching a limiting rectal temperature...
  21. ncbi Whole-body pre-cooling and heat storage during self-paced cycling performance in warm humid conditions
    D Kay
    Human Movement Studies Unit, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW, Australia
    J Sports Sci 17:937-44. 1999
    ..The conditions were counterbalanced as control or whole-body pre-cooling by water immersion so that resting skin temperature was reduced by approximately 5-6 degrees C...
  22. ncbi Dry heat, moist heat and body fat: are heating modalities really effective in people who are overweight?
    J Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 33:361-9. 2009
    ..We observed that the greater the impairment in heat transfer to muscle from skin covered by body fat, the warmer the skin temperature increase during the modality.
  23. ncbi Role of nitric oxide in the vascular effects of local warming of the skin in humans
    D L Kellogg
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 86:1185-90. 1999
    ..Thus NOS inhibition attenuated, and sodium nitroprusside restored, the cutaneous vasodilation induced by elevation of Tloc; therefore, the mechanism of cutaneous vasodilation by local warming requires NOS generation of NO...
  24. ncbi Mechanical, thermal and formalin-induced nociception is differentially altered in 5-HT1A-/-, 5-HT1B-/-, 5-HT2A-/-, 5-HT3A-/- and 5-HTT-/- knock-out male mice
    Valérie Kayser
    University Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, Faculte de Medecine Pierre et Marie Curie, Site Pitié Salpêtrière, IFR 70 des Neurosciences, UMR S677, Paris, F 75013, France
    Pain 130:235-48. 2007
    ..These results support the conclusion that the complex control of pain mechanisms by 5-HT, acting at multiple receptors, is physiologically relevant in mice...
  25. ncbi Absence of thermal hyperalgesia in serotonin transporter-deficient mice
    Carola Vogel
    Department of Neurology, University of Wurzburg, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Neurosci 23:708-15. 2003
    ..In contrast, bilateral mechanical allodynia, a centrally mediated phenomenon, was associated with decreased spinal 5-HT concentrations in 5-HTT-/- mice and may possibly be caused by a lack of spinal inhibition...
  26. ncbi Comparison of thermoregulatory responses to exercise in dry heat among prepubertal boys, young adults and older males
    Omri Inbar
    Zinman College, Wingate Institute, Israel
    Exp Physiol 89:691-700. 2004
    ..While end-session as well as changes in mean skin temperature were similar in all three age groups, HR (absolute and percentage of maximum) was significantly lower for the ..
  27. ncbi Evaluation of wireless determination of skin temperature using iButtons
    Wouter D van Marken Lichtenbelt
    Nutrition and Toxicology Institute Maastricht NUTRIM, Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 88:489-97. 2006
    ..This article describes a wireless temperature system for human skin temperature measurements, i.e. the Thermochron iButton DS1291H...
  28. ncbi Selected contribution: ambient temperature for experiments in rats: a new method for determining the zone of thermal neutrality
    Andrej A Romanovsky
    Trauma Research, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:2667-79. 2002
    ..heat loss], we propose three criteria of thermoneutrality: 1) the presence of high-magnitude fluctuations in skin temperature (T(sk)) of body parts serving as specialized heat exchangers with the environment (e.g...
  29. ncbi The use of thermal infrared imaging to assess the efficacy of a therapeutic exercise program in individuals with diabetes
    Hani H Al-Nakhli
    Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 14:159-67. 2012
    ..But because they usually have neuropathies, they may not feel this soreness appropriately, leading to premature return to exercise and causing further injuries...
  30. ncbi A reappraisal of the use of infrared thermal image analysis in medicine
    B F Jones
    School of Computing, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 17:1019-27. 1998
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  31. ncbi Thermal imaging to assess age-related changes of skin temperature within the supraclavicular region co-locating with brown adipose tissue in healthy children
    Michael E Symonds
    The Early Life Nutrition Research Unit, Academic Division of Child Health, School of Clinical Sciences, University Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 161:892-8. 2012
    To establish the feasibility of infrared thermal imaging as a reproducible, noninvasive method for assessing changes in skin temperature within the supraclavicular region in vivo.
  32. ncbi The interrealtionship between locally applied heat, ageing and skin blood flow on heat transfer into and from the skin
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 35:262-74. 2011
    ..When occlusion was not used during the 6 min exposure to heat, there was an exponential rise in skin temperature and BF in both groups of subjects over the 6-min period...
  33. ncbi Wrist skin temperature, motor activity, and body position as determinants of the circadian pattern of blood pressure
    A Blazquez
    Chronobiology Laboratory, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 29:747-56. 2012
    ..However, it remains to be established whether the increase of nocturnal distal skin temperature associated with heat loss could also reflect the dipping status...
  34. ncbi Effects of humid heat exposure in later sleep segments on sleep stages and body temperature in humans
    Kazue Okamoto-Mizuno
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Int J Biometeorol 49:232-7. 2005
    ..Electroencephalogram, EOG, and mental electromyogram, rectal temperature (Tre), and skin temperature (Tsk) were continuously measured...
  35. ncbi Effects of acupressure on dysmenorrhea and skin temperature changes in college students: a non-randomized controlled trial
    Eun Mi Jun
    Department of Nursing, College of Natural Science, Dong Eui University, Kaya dong, Pusan, Republic of Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:973-81. 2007
    ..Complementary and alternative therapies may be adopted as nursing interventions to alleviate dysmenorrhea and improve productivity, creativity, work performance, and quality of life...
  36. ncbi Skin-temperature gradients are a validated measure of fingertip perfusion
    Daniel I Sessler
    Eur J Appl Physiol 89:401-2; author reply 403-4. 2003
  37. ncbi Correlated fluctuations of daytime skin temperature and vigilance
    Nico Romeijn
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biol Rhythms 26:68-77. 2011
    b>Skin temperature shows spontaneous ultradian fluctuations during everyday-life wakefulness...
  38. ncbi Impact of hydrotherapy on skin blood flow: How much is due to moisture and how much is due to heat?
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:107-12. 2010
    ..that the vapor barrier blocked any change in skin moisture content during submersion in water, and while skin temperature was the same as during exposure to the water, the blood flow with the arm exposed to water increased from 101...
  39. ncbi Effects of environmental heat stress (35 degrees C) with simulated air movement on the thermoregulatory responses during a 4-km cycling time trial
    N Altareki
    Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Int J Sports Med 30:9-15. 2009
    ..01). Mean skin temperature and mean body temperatures were elevated at rest and throughout the duration of exercise in 35 degrees C (p &..
  40. ncbi Phase relationship between skin temperature and sleep-wake rhythms in women with vascular dysregulation and controls under real-life conditions
    Britta Gompper
    Thermophysiological Chronobiology, Centre for Chronobiology, Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, Basel, Switzerland
    Chronobiol Int 27:1778-96. 2010
    ..The authors predicted a phase delay of the distal-proximal skin temperature gradient and salivary melatonin rhythms with respect to the sleep-wake cycle in women with VD and DIS (WVD) ..
  41. ncbi Effects of contrast baths on skin blood flow on the dorsal and plantar foot in people with type 2 diabetes and age-matched controls
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 23:189-97. 2007
    ..Patients with diabetes do not show a vascular response to contrast bath therapy. The BF response to contrast temperatures may be a good diagnostic test for diabetic vascular impairment...
  42. ncbi Skin heat dissipation: the influence of diabetes, skin thickness, and subcutaneous fat thickness
    Jerrold S Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 10:487-93. 2008
    ..Since these are important determinates of heat dissipation by the skin, these parameters also need to be examined in people with diabetes...
  43. ncbi Influence of recent exercise and skin temperature on ultrasound Doppler measurements in patients with rheumatoid arthritis--an intervention study
    Karen Ellegaard
    The Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1520-3. 2009
    ..It is unclear, however, whether the hyperaemia alone reflects the disease activity or may be influenced by other factors...
  44. ncbi Signs and symptoms in complex regional pain syndrome type I/reflex sympathetic dystrophy: judgment of the physician versus objective measurement
    H M Oerlemans
    Allied Health Services, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 15:224-32. 1999
    ..To assess the relation between the subjectively assessed and objectively measured diagnostic signs and symptoms in complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS I) and to quantify their severity...
  45. pmc Increased affective bias revealed using experimental graded heat stimuli in young depressed adults: evidence of "emotional allodynia"
    Irina A Strigo
    Department of Psychiatry, Laboratory of Biological Dynamics and Theoretical Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Dr, Suite C213, La Jolla, CA 92037 0985, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:338-44. 2008
    ..Existing evidence indicates that MDD may be associated with altered pain processing. However, the extent to which alterations in experimentally controlled heat pain sensations are related to increased affective bias in MDD is unknown...
  46. pmc Comparison of 3 infrared thermal detection systems and self-report for mass fever screening
    An V Nguyen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1710-7. 2010
    ..42) but significantly lower for Wahl (ρ = 0.14; p < 0.001). When compared with oral temperatures, 2 systems (OptoTherm and FLIR) were reasonably accurate for detecting fever and predicted fever better than self-reports...
  47. ncbi Digital infrared thermal imaging of human skin
    B F Jones
    School of Computing and Technology, University of Derby
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 21:41-8. 2002
  48. ncbi Circadian rhythm of wrist temperature in normal-living subjects A candidate of new index of the circadian system
    J A Sarabia
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
    Physiol Behav 95:570-80. 2008
    ..Recent evidence suggests that sleepiness may be more closely linked to increased peripheral skin temperature than to a core temperature drop, and that distal skin temperature seems to be correlated and phase-advanced ..
  49. pmc Perception of thermal pain and the thermal grill illusion is associated with polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter gene
    Fredrik Lindstedt
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Stockholm Brain Institute, Department of Clinical Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e17752. 2011
    ..Thresholds for heat- and cold-pain were determined along with the sensory and affective dimensions of the TGI...
  50. ncbi Heat transfer to deep tissue: the effect of body fat and heating modality
    J S Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 33:337-48. 2009
    ..Cold packs and hot packs were very ineffective in changing muscle temperature under these same conditions. Body fat plays a major role, as did limb blood flow in controlling the movement of heat across the limb...
  51. pmc The fine tuning of pain thresholds: a sophisticated double alarm system
    Leon Plaghki
    Unité READ, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e10269. 2010
    ..5-3 degrees C) than that triggered by C-fibers. The initial skin temperature did not influence these thresholds. The mean conduction velocities of the corresponding fibers were 13 and 0...
  52. ncbi Thermoreceptors and thermosensitive afferents
    Raf J Schepers
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 33:205-12. 2009
    ..This review summarizes findings regarding the transduction proteins and the primary afferents activated by innocuous and noxious cold and heat...
  53. ncbi The relationship between insomnia and body temperatures
    Leon C Lack
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, South Australia, Australia
    Sleep Med Rev 12:307-17. 2008
    ..Further studies of thermoregulation are needed in the typical home environment in which the insomnia is most evident...
  54. ncbi Superior performance of African runners in warm humid but not in cool environmental conditions
    Frank E Marino
    School of Human Movement Studies, Charles Sturt Univ, Bathurst NSW 2795, Australia
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:124-30. 2004
    ....
  55. pmc Transient receptor potential vanilloid type-1 (TRPV-1) channels contribute to cutaneous thermal hyperaemia in humans
    Brett J Wong
    Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Physiol 588:4317-26. 2010
    ..These data further suggest a portion of the NO component of thermal hyperaemia may be due to activation of TRPV-1 channels...
  56. ncbi An effective method for skin blood flow measurement using local heat combined with electrical stimulation
    A M R Almalty
    Physical Therapy Department, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    J Med Eng Technol 33:663-9. 2009
    ..However, the SBF response to ES was the highest at 40 degrees C of local heating. Thus, ES during local heating of the skin, as well as during global heating is an effective method to increase SBF...
  57. ncbi Dexmedetomidine and meperidine additively reduce the shivering threshold in humans
    Anthony G Doufas
    Outcomes Research Institute and the Department of Anesthesiology, Louisville, KY, USA
    Stroke 34:1218-23. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that meperidine and dexmedetomidine synergistically reduce the shivering threshold without producing substantial sedation or respiratory depression...
  58. ncbi Relationship between multiple stimuli and skin blood flow
    Jerrold S Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR399-405. 2008
    ..The present investigation examined the interrelationships between 3 factors known to effect skin blood flow (global heat, local heat and electrical stimulation) to see how they interacted...
  59. ncbi Finger cold-induced vasodilation: a review
    H A M Daanen
    TNO Human Factors, PO Box 23, 3769 ZG Soesterberg, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 89:411-26. 2003
    ..This review illustrates the thermospecificity of the AVAs and the close link to CIVD. CIVD is influenced by many parameters, but controlled experiments yield information on how CIVD protects the extremities against cold injuries...
  60. ncbi Circadian clues to sleep onset mechanisms
    K Krauchi
    Centre for Chronobiology, Psychiatric University Clinic, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025, Basel, Switzerland
    Neuropsychopharmacology 25:S92-6. 2001
    ..protocol followed by nocturnal sleep revealed that heat loss, indirectly measured by the distal-proximal skin temperature gradient, was the best predictor variable for sleep onset latency (compared with core body temperature or its ..
  61. pmc Success of acupuncture treatment in patients with initially low sperm output is associated with a decrease in scrotal skin temperature
    Shimon Siterman
    Maccabi Fund Complementary Medicine, Kaufman Street, Tel Aviv 68012, Israel
    Asian J Androl 11:200-8. 2009
    ..5 degrees C) above which scrotal skin temperature was considered to be high...
  62. pmc Nonlinear relationship between level of blood flow and skin temperature for different dynamics of temperature change
    Vesna Vuksanovic
    Biophys J 94:L78-80. 2008
    We present a study of the relationship between blood flow and skin temperature under different dynamics of skin-temperature-change: locally induced thermal shock and well controlled, gradual change...
  63. ncbi Physiological significance of cyclic changes in room temperature around dusk and dawn for circadian rhythms of core and skin temperature, urinary 6-hydroxymelatonin sulfate, and waking sensation just after rising
    Masayuki Kondo
    Heart ful Living R and DInstitute, Comprehensive Housing R and D Institute, Sekisui House, Ltd, Kyoto 619 0224, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 26:429-36. 2007
    ..It seems probable that mankind has been evolved to have deeper sleep under the influence of cyclic T(a) around dusk and dawn...
  64. ncbi Validation of a non-contact technique for local skin temperature measurements
    J George
    Skin Research Centre, Pierre Fabre Research Institute, Toulouse, France
    Skin Res Technol 14:381-4. 2008
    ..Here we propose to quantify local temperature variations using thermal imaging to assess the effect of dermatological lasers...
  65. ncbi Nitroglycerin-induced changes in facial skin temperature: 'cold nose' as a predictor of headache?
    Nina Zaproudina
    Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland Institute of Dentistry, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 33:409-17. 2013
    ..Because changes in the blood flow alter the local skin temperature (Tsk), we studied the relationship between the regional changes in the facial Tsk and NTG-induced headaches...
  66. ncbi Effects of artificial dawn on sleep inertia, skin temperature, and the awakening cortisol response
    Maan van de Werken
    Department of Chronobiology, Center for Life Sciences, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Sleep Res 19:425-35. 2010
    ..These effects can be explained by effects of artificial dawn on skin temperature and amount of wakefulness during the 30 min prior to the alarm...
  67. ncbi Skin temperature during regional anesthesia of the lower extremity
    Markus F Stevens
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Anesth Analg 102:1247-51. 2006
    Increase in skin temperature (Ts) occurs early during neuraxial blocks. However, the reliability of Ts to predict successful peripheral block is unknown...
  68. pmc Mechanisms and modifiers of reflex induced cutaneous vasodilation and vasoconstriction in humans
    Nisha Charkoudian
    Dept of Physiology and BME JO4184W, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1221-8. 2010
    ..This review will highlight some of the recent findings in these areas, as well as interesting areas of ongoing and future work...
  69. ncbi Thermophysiologic aspects of the three-process-model of sleepiness regulation
    Kurt Krauchi
    Psychiatric University Clinic, Centre for Chronobiology, Wilhelm Klein Strasse 27, CH 4025 Basel, Switzerland
    Clin Sports Med 24:287-300, ix. 2005
    ..Distal skin temperature of hands and feet seems to be the crucial variable for the association between thermophysiology, sleepiness, ..
  70. pmc An improved method for recording tail skin temperature in the rat reveals changes during the estrous cycle and effects of ovarian steroids
    Hemalini Williams
    Department of Pathology, Evelyn F McKnight Brain Research Institute, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Endocrinology 151:5389-94. 2010
    In the rat, tail skin vasomotion is a primary heat loss mechanism that can be monitored by changes in tail skin temperature (T(SKIN)). Previous studies showed that ovariectomy and estrogen replacement modify T(SKIN) in the rat...
  71. pmc Seasonal differences in finger skin temperature and microvascular blood flow in healthy men and women are exaggerated in women with primary Raynaud's phenomenon
    J M Gardner-Medwin
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 52:17-23. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate differences in skin temperature (Tsk), microvascular blood flow and responses to endothelium-dependent and independent vasodilators in ..
  72. ncbi Diurnal blood pressure variations are associated with changes in distal-proximal skin temperature gradient
    Kurt Krauchi
    Thermophysiological Chronobiology, Centre for Chronobiology, University Psychiatric Clinics, Basel, Switzerland
    Chronobiol Int 29:1273-83. 2012
    ..The distal minus proximal skin temperature gradient (DPG) provided a measure for distal SBF...
  73. ncbi Preliminary study of altered skin temperature at body sites associated with self-injurious behavior in adults who have developmental disabilities
    F J Symons
    Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 106:336-43. 2001
    ..the sensory status of 4 nonverbal adults with mental retardation and severe self-injury was examined using skin temperature measures prior to opiate antagonist treatment...
  74. ncbi Assessment of circadian rhythms of both skin temperature and motor activity in infants during the first 6 months of life
    Matilde Zornoza-Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics, Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital, Murcia, Spain
    Chronobiol Int 28:330-7. 2011
    ..Anthropometric parameters plus ankle skin temperature and activity were evaluated in 10 infants by means of two data loggers, Termochron iButton (DS1291H, Maxim ..
  75. ncbi Predominance of distal skin temperature changes at sleep onset across menstrual and circadian phases
    Ari Shechter
    Centre for Study and Treatment of Circadian Rhythms, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Biol Rhythms 26:260-70. 2011
    ..Core body temperature (CBT) and distal skin temperature (DT) were recorded and used to calculate a distal-core gradient (DCG)...
  76. ncbi Temperature effect on the force/velocity relationship of the fresh and fatigued human adductor pollicis muscle
    C J de Ruiter
    Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pflugers Arch 440:163-70. 2000
    ..0+/-1.7 and 90.5+/-1.0% at 37.1 and 22.2 degrees C respectively. Fatigue decreased with cooling of the muscle over the entire (37.1-22.2 degrees C) temperature range...
  77. ncbi Elevation of tail skin temperature in ovariectomized rats in relation to menopausal hot flushes
    T Kobayashi
    Pharmacological Research Department, Teijin Institute for Bio Medical Research, Hino, Tokyo 191 8512, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 278:R863-9. 2000
    Menopausal hot flushes (HFs), which manifest as an increase in skin temperature, most frequently occur after menopause and cease with the passage of time...
  78. ncbi Is there a difference between the effects of one-point and three-point indirect moxibustion stimulation on skin temperature changes of the posterior trunk surface?
    Hidetoshi Mori
    Department of Health, Course of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Tsukuba University of Technology, 80 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2V1, Canada
    Acupunct Med 30:27-31. 2012
    ..To determine whether any difference exists in responses to indirect moxibustion relative to thermal stimulation sites...
  79. pmc The interrelationship between air temperature and humidity as applied locally to the skin: the resultant response on skin temperature and blood flow with age differences
    Jerrold S Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR201-8. 2012
    ..Very little has been accomplished to look at the interaction between air humidity and temperature on skin temperature and blood flow...
  80. ncbi Head and neck cooling decreases tympanic and skin temperature, but significantly increases blood pressure
    Julia Koehn
    Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Stroke 43:2142-8. 2012
    ..Safety issues of head and neck cooling are undetermined and may include cardiovascular autonomic side effects that were identified in this study...
  81. ncbi Skin temperature during cutaneous wound healing in an equine model of cutaneous fibroproliferative disorder: kinetics and anatomic-site differences
    Christophe J Celeste
    Comparative Tissue Healing Laboratory, Département de Biomédecine, Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, Saint Hyacinthe, Canada J2S 2M2
    Vet Surg 42:147-53. 2013
    To map skin temperature kinetics, and by extension skin blood flow throughout normal or abnormal repair of full-thickness cutaneous wounds created on the horse body and limb, using infrared thermography.
  82. pmc Resting blood flow in the skin: does it exist, and what is the influence of temperature, aging, and diabetes?
    Jerrold Scott Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 6:674-85. 2012
    ..This review examines the main techniques to assess blood flow, the factors that alter blood flow in the skin, and how aging and diabetes affect blood flow. Recommendations for the measurement of resting blood flow are presented...
  83. pmc Relationship of serum IL-6, C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and knee skin temperature after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective study
    Sittisak Honsawek
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
    Int Orthop 35:31-5. 2011
    ..monitoring serum interleukin-6 (IL-6), C-reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), knee skin temperature, and clinical status...
  84. ncbi The effect on heart rate and facial skin temperature of wearing respiratory protection at work
    I S Laird
    Centre for Ergonomics and Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Human Resource Management, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:143-8. 2002
    ..to investigate the effect of wearing air-filtering respiratory protection on heart rate (HR) and facial skin temperature (Tlip and Tcheek) whilst working. All variables were measured continuously during simulated and actual work...
  85. ncbi Effects of the vasoactive neuropeptides calcitonin gene-related peptide, substance P and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide on skin temperature in ovariectomized rats
    M Noguchi
    Tsumura Research Institute Medicinal Evaluation Laboratory, 3586 Yoshiwara, Ami Machi, Inashiki Gun, Ibaraki 300 1192, Japan
    Neuropeptides 36:327-32. 2002
    ..peptide (CGRP), substance P (SP) and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP), on vasodilation and skin temperature were investigated in ovariectomized (OVX) and sham-operated control rats. CGRP (0.01-1 nmol), VIP (0...
  86. ncbi Clinical skin temperature measurement to predict incipient pressure ulcers
    S Sprigle
    Center for Rehabilitation Technology, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 14:133-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Both increased and decreased temperature differences can be used to indicate reactive hyperemia or a Stage I pressure ulcer, but a tissue integrity problem may still exist despite the absence of a temperature difference...
  87. ncbi Using skin temperature gradients or skin heat flux measurements to determine thresholds of vasoconstriction and vasodilatation
    James R House
    Environmental Medicine Unit, Institute of Naval Medicine, Alverstoke, Gosport, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 88:141-5. 2002
    Forearm-fingertip skin temperature differentials (T(sk-diff)) are used to indicate vasomotor tone, vasoconstriction defined as having occurred when T(sk-diff)> or =4 degrees C (Sessler et al. 1987, 1988a, b)...
  88. ncbi A thermal threshold testing device for evaluation of analgesics in cats
    M J Dixon
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES, UK
    Res Vet Sci 72:205-10. 2002
    ..7) degrees C 45 minutes after treatment. The device was well tolerated for at least 24 hours and the analgesic effect of an opioid was detected. The system appears suitable for use in investigations into analgesic pharmacology in cats...
  89. ncbi Residual-limb skin temperature in transtibial sockets
    Jeffrey T Peery
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, Rehabilitation Research and Development Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, VA Puget Sound, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:147-54. 2005
    ..8 degrees Celcius. Subsequent walking for 10 min resulted in a 1.7 degrees Celsius total increase in mean skin temperature. Thermal contour maps revealed the skin was coolest at the anterior proximal location and warmest across the ..
  90. pmc A comparison of the effect of a variety of thermal and vibratory modalities on skin temperature and blood flow in healthy volunteers
    Everett B Lohman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 17:MT72-81. 2011
    ..Recent research has shown that passive vibration can also increase circulation but without the risk of burns...
  91. ncbi Local cold acclimation during exercise and its effect on neuromuscular function of the hand
    Carla L M Geurts
    Human Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 31:717-25. 2006
    ..Thermal sensation, skin temperature of index finger (Tif) and hand (Tfdi), as well as rectal temperature (Tre), were recorded daily...
  92. ncbi Time-on-task impairment of psychomotor vigilance is affected by mild skin warming and changes with aging and insomnia
    Roy J E M Raymann
    Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sleep 30:96-103. 2007
    To investigate the effect of mild manipulations of core and skin temperature on psychomotor vigilance (PVT) in young adults, elderly, and elderly insomniacs.
  93. ncbi Vertical whole-body vibration does not increase cardiovascular stress to static semi-squat exercise
    Tom J Hazell
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Exercise Nutrition Research Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario, 2235 3M Centre, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:903-8. 2008
    ..vibration (WBV) on heart rate (HR), mean arterial pressure (MAP), femoral artery blood flow (FBF), and leg skin temperature (LSk(temp)) during static exercise...
  94. ncbi Adelta nociceptor response to laser stimuli: selective effect of stimulus duration on skin temperature, brain potentials and pain perception
    G D Iannetti
    Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QX, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2629-37. 2004
    To disclose a possible effect of duration of pulsed laser heat stimuli on Adelta nociceptor responses, skin temperature profiles, brain evoked potentials and pain perception.
  95. ncbi The effects of skin temperature and testing site on blood glucose measurements taken by a modern blood glucose monitoring device
    A Haupt
    MedizinischeKlink IV, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Otfried Muller Strasse 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Diabetes Technol Ther 7:597-601. 2005
    ..The aim of this randomized study was to compare the effects of cold/warm skin temperature combined with alternative site (forearm) testing versus conventional fingertip measurements on fasting and ..
  96. ncbi [Effect of extracorporeal shockwave therapy on vascular regulation. Infrared thermography in epicondylitis humeri radialis]
    M Haake
    Klinik für Orthopädie und Rheumatologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Deutschland
    Swiss Surg 8:176-80. 2002
    ..An influence on the blood perfusion is considered to be one possible effect. Infrared thermography is used in this trial to measure effects of ESWT on the thermal regulation in the target area...
  97. ncbi A reproducible means of assessing the metabolic heat status of preterm neonates
    Nathanaëlle Museux
    Dysrégulations Métaboliques Acquises et Génétiques EA3901, Medical Faculty, University of Picardy, 80036 Amiens, France
    Med Phys 35:89-100. 2008
    ..3 degrees C) and to slightly cool environments (30.2 degrees C). The mean skin temperature was measured by infrared thermography...
  98. ncbi Isometric endurance, body and skin temperature and limb and skin blood flow during the menstrual cycle
    Jerrold Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR111-7. 2007
    ..Limb blood flow and skin and deep tissue temperature change during the menstrual cycle. However, the impact of these changes on isometric exercise performance has not been investigated...
  99. ncbi Resistance Index of Frostbite as a predictor of cold injury in arctic operations
    Hein A M Daanen
    TNO Defence, Security and Safety, Business Unit Human Factors, P O Box 23, 3769 ZG Soesterberg, The Netherlands
    Aviat Space Environ Med 76:1119-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the magnitude of the finger CIVD reaction in subjects prior to operation in cold areas and to relate these scores to the occurrence of cold injuries...
  100. ncbi Skin temperature as a thermal controller of exercise intensity
    Zachary J Schlader
    Exercise and Sport Science, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, 4442, New Zealand
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:1631-9. 2011
    This study examined the role of skin temperature on self-selected exercise intensity (i.e., power output)...
  101. ncbi [Effects of self-foot reflexology on stress, fatigue, skin temperature and immune response in female undergraduate students]
    Young Mee Lee
    Department of Nursing, Kangwon National University, Samcheok 2nd Campus, Samcheok, Korea
    J Korean Acad Nurs 41:110-8. 2011
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of self-foot reflexology on stress (perceived stress, urine cortisol level, and serum cortisol level), fatigue, skin temperature and immune response in female undergraduate students.

Research Grants63

  1. Temperature & Vasomotor Tone During the First 5 Days in Preterms Less than 1000g
    ROBIN BRITT KNOBEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..examine the ability of each infant to exhibit peripheral vasoconstriction in response to decreased abdominal skin temperature and to keep abdominal temperature higher than peripheral using thermistor temperatures, peripheral perfusion ..
  2. Wireless At-Risk Infant Monitoring System
    JASON HOLMSTEDT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..individually or in concert to monitor and report on a variety of baby vital signs, including ECG, pulse-ox, skin temperature, motion detection, EPG, and blood pressure...
  3. Skin Temperature Perception and Prosthetic Thermoregulation
    GLENN KLUTE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..even when interspersed with rest periods longer than the activity periods, result in a cumulative increase in skin temperature through the course of a typical day...
  4. The role of neurokinin B in the generation of menopausal flushes
    Naomi E Rance; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..3 will evaluate whether interference with the function of NK3 receptor-expressing MnPO neurons reduces tail skin temperature or alters the thermoregulatory axis in ovariectomized rats...
  5. Variants in nicotine receptors and pharmacogenetics
    Xiangning Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..include responses to a battery of questionnaires administered before and after nicotine dosing, as well as skin temperature, heart rate and blood pressure measured before and during nicotine dosing...
  6. Non-invasive neonatal respiration monitor
    ROSE MARIE VISCARDI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..membrane failure;(4) use of adhesives to maintain direct skin contact;(5) possible burns from raising skin temperature to 43[unreadable]C;(6) time-consuming due to large transcutaneous mass transfer resistance and equilibrium-..
  7. Preventing Venous Leg Ulcers with Cryotherapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Teresa J Kelechi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will measure blood flow, skin temperature, pain, quality of life, and the incidence of leg ulcers after months 1, 3, 6 and 9...
  8. iMStrong, an innovative remote monitoring system for detecting cocaine use
    Edward W Boyer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that continuously record and wirelessly transmit physiologic measures (eg, increased electrodermal activity, skin temperature, and motion) of sympathetic nervous system (SNS) arousal...
  9. Advancing the Understanding of Drug-Induced Allostasis
    Douglas S Ramsay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be assessed from interscapular brown adipose tissue temperature and heat loss from the rat's tail skin temperature. Specific Aim 2 proposes to build and validate a live-in convection type direct calorimeter that will make it ..
  10. Dog Presence and Childrens'Stress During Forensic Interviews for Child Abuse
    REBECCA ANN JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..have the dog present with them during the interview have less fear and physiological reactivity (measured by skin temperature) than children exposed to the usual Standard of Practice...
  11. Diabetic Foot Imaging Scanner(DFIS)
    JEFFREY NORMAN SCHOESS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Foot areas that are likely to ulcerate are associated with increased local skin temperature due to inflammation and enzymatic autolysis of tissue...
  12. AutoSense: Quantifying Exposures to Addictive Substances and Psychosocial Stress
    Santosh Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..existing physiological sensors on the Mote to assess physiological responses related to stress, including skin temperature, skin conductance, respiration rate, and heart rate...
  13. Port wine stain treatment for infants and young children
    Guillermo Aguilar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of new heat diffusion, light absorption, and thermal tissue damage numerical models to evaluate instantaneous skin temperature profiles and epidermal and PWS damage; (3) optimization of CSC and laser parameters to deliver higher energy ..
  14. GENETICS OF ALCOHOLISM IN AMERICAN INDIANS
    Richard Deitrich; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Examine the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the flushing response to ingested alcohol by monitoring skin temperature, heart rate, blood pressure, blood acetaldehyde and alcohol levels in flushing and non-flushing American ..
  15. Non-Intrusive Automated Portable Data Collection System for Aging Surveys
    Cindy Crump; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The scope of initial `mobile'data to be collected in real-time includes Pulse Oximetry, Heart Rate, Skin temperature, movement/gait analysis and a questionnaire...
  16. ETIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF POSTBURN HYPERMETABOLISM
    FRED CALDWELL; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..rate (OCR), partitioned heat loss, rectal temperature (TR), average surface temperature (TSU), average skin temperature (TAS) and TB. From the data collected, the heat balance equation will be solved...
  17. Sleep Activity Patterns and Temperature in Childhood Onset Bipolar Disorder
    Patricia Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, the skin temperature gradient measured before and following nocturnal sleep will differ in bipolar children relative to controls, ..
  18. THE YUCATAN MICROPIG CARDIOVASCULAR MODEL OF MENOPAUSE
    James Goodrich; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This will be approached through continuous telemetric monitoring of skin temperature spikes before and after ovariectomy and then with and without estrogen replacement therapy...
  19. Pressure Relief System for Preventing Pressure Ulcers
    Mohsen Makhsous; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific aim 2: To evaluate tissue viability by way of measuring tissue perfusion and skin temperature changes during sitting with wheelchair equipped with the proposed mechanism and compare with those of usual ..
  20. Injury Induced Facilitated Neurogenic Inflammation
    Wade Kingery; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..presents with a baffling array of clinical findings, including increased cutaneous blood flow, increased skin temperature, spontaneous protein extravasation, limb edema, periarticular osteopenia, spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and ..
  21. HEART RATE DURING TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFE
    M Verklan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..2) identify patterns of HRV, respiratory rate variability (RRV), blood pressure variability (BPV) and skin temperature variability (TV) in both pre- and full-term healthy and high-risk infants with successful and unsuccessful ..
  22. MELATONIN FOR SLEEP DISTURBANCES DURING MENOPAUSE
    Andrea Suhner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Hot flashes will be objectively identified by measuring distal skin temperature and proximal skin resistance. Over-night urine samples will be collected to assess LH levels...
  23. PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO INTERMITTENT HEAT EXPOSURES
    STEPHAN KONZ; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Heart rate, skin temperature, rectal temperature and clothing surface temperatures will be recorded automatically on tape every five ..
  24. Mini, Wearable Skin Conductance Monitor for Hot Flashes
    LINDA TEMPELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..sensors to develop and test a miniature, wearable skin conductance monitor for hot flashes that measures skin temperature and skin conductance using novel electrodes and techniques...
  25. TYMPANIC TEMPERATURE AND SLOW WAVE SLEEP IN HUMANS
    Ralph Berger; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Rectal temperature (Tre) and skin temperature of the foot (Tft) will also be recorded...
  26. Fully Ambulatory Hot Flash Monitoring System
    ROBERT LACKEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..1 - Bench System Characterization Induced Hot Flashes - This task will determine which combination of BIS, skin temperature and dermal heat flux measurements provide the best correlation to self reported hot flashes and sternal skin ..
  27. CONTROL OF THE CIRCULATION IN HEAT-STRESS
    DUANE PROPPE; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..These experiments will seek to determine the role of skin temperature (Ts) and core temperature (Tc) changes in effecting the changes in IBF, SMBF and HR during heat stress...
  28. PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND TEMPERAMENT IN HIGH RISK CHILDREN
    Janet Fairbanks; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Biological procedures examine autonomic dysregulation of cardiac function and skin temperature, asymmetries of brain electrical activation and skin temperature. HPA Axis, and respiratory function...
  29. SKIN TO SKIN CONTACT FOR PRETERM INFANTS & THEIR MOTHERS
    Susan Ludington; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The skin temperature of the mother during SSC will be examined for its compliant with the neutral thermal environment needed by ..
  30. REGULATION OF SKIN BLOOD FLOW IN MAN
    John Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The level of skin blood flow falls under sensory control by internal temperature, skin temperature, baroreceptors, the reflexes accompanying exercise, as well as interactions among these sources...
  31. IRRADIANCE AND PHOTOBLEACHING METRICS IN ALA PDT
    Allan Oseroff; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Cutaneous perfusion is strongly temperature dependent, and small increases or decreases in skin temperature may have significant effects on blood flow in carcinomas and in normal skin, and on PDT selectivity...
  32. NURSING MEASUREMENT OF LYMPHEDEMATOUS LIMBS
    Jane Armer; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..A secondary aim is to assess and compare physiological parameters (tissue oxygenation and skin temperature) in affected and non-affected arms...
  33. ATTENTION AND MOTION--THE STARTLE PROBE REFLEX
    SCOTT VRANA; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Heat rate, skin conductance, skin temperature, and facial muscle activity will be recorded to investigate several hypotheses about physiological response ..
  34. COCAINE PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS
    Reese Jones; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Heart rate, blood pressure, skin temperature, blood catecholamine levels and electroencephalographic evoked potential and spectral analysis measures will ..
  35. Skin Temperature and Perfusion in Venous Disease
    Teresa Kelechi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to measure skin temperature and tissue perfusion of both lower legs of older adults with CVI...
  36. FACTORS INFLUENCING SUCCESS IN CIGARETTE ABSTINENCE
    David Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..1) the assessment of individual differences in psychological and physiological responses (heart rate, skin temperature, EMG, and left and right hemisphere EEg activity) to quantified doses of nicotine; 2) the assessment of ..
  37. FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES IN ELECTROSURGERY
    Leslie Geddes; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..of the newly introduced capacitive electrode, 2) Completion of the thermal modeling studies which predict the skin temperature distribution under a dispersive electrode, 3) Determination of the mechanism of cutting and coagulation by ..
  38. Impact of Response-Focused Affect Modulation Strategies
    Heath Demaree; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Previous researchers have used such measures as finger pulse amplitude and skin temperature to measure sympathetic arousal (and no parasympathetic indices have ever been collected!)...
  39. SKIN TEMPERATURE AND HUMAN RESPONSES TO HEAT
    LEO SENAY; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Blood samples will be obtained as will pertinent metabolic data...
  40. Novel Use of fMRI to Study Substance Abuse Problems
    LISA NICKERSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Subjective responses (self-reports of cue-induced marijuana craving) and physiological responses (skin temperature, heart rate, and skin conductance) will be recorded and analyzed using multivariate statistical methods...
  41. Wide Area Rapid Screening System for SARS
    STEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..characteristics of thermal image sensors and variables that can significantly affect accurate of skin temperature measurement...
  42. Sleep Disturbance in Menopause
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Study 5, we will determine the effects of elevated sympathetic activation on HFs and sleep using a stimulus that does not, by itself, disrupt sleep (orthostasis). ..
  43. BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF MENOPAUSAL HOT FLASHES
    Robert Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  44. MECHANISMS OF CUTANEOUS ACTIVE VASODILATION
    Dean Kellogg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, intradermal microdialysis will be combined with measurements of bioavailable NO by NO-selective amperometric electrode to define further how the NO system functions in cutaneous active vasodilation. ..
  45. SUPPLEMENTAL OXYGEN AND SURGICAL WOUND INFECTIONS
    Daniel Sessler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since the cost of oxygen is trivial and the risks of oxygen administration are low, clinicians will easily be able to implement this treatment once we have demonstrated its benefits. ..
  46. Vasomotor Mechanisms in the Human Cutaneous Circulation
    John Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. Nitrous Oxide and Wound Infections
    Ozan Akca; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Confirming our hypothesis would thus allow clinicians to make a minor modification in anesthetic practice that might reduce the incidence of a complication responsible for considerable perioperative morbidity and cost. ..
  48. Skin Cooling to Improve Orthostatic Tolerance
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  49. Neural and non-neural modulators of skin blood flow and sweating in humans
    CRAIG CRANDALL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e. diabetes, heart failure, etc) and non-disease (i.e. aging) conditions. ..
  50. Behavioral state development in infants
    Mark Blumberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Oxidative Stress and Vascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease
    David Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Understanding these mechanisms may aid in the evaluation of therapies aimed at improving vascular function in chronic kidney disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. The Effects of Hemodialysis on the Sleep/Wake Cycle
    Kathy Parker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, study results will make a significant contribution to the scientific understanding of how medical treatments may interact with normal systems to induce sleep/wake abnormalities. ..
  53. Microvascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease
    David Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Understanding these mechanisms may aid in the evaluation of therapies aimed at improving vascular function in chronic kidney disease. ..
  54. Pain, Opioids, and Sleep in Cancer Patients
    Kathy Parker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the results of the study will assist in furthering the development of theory regarding sleep regulatory processes. ..
  55. Skin Blood Flow in Diabetes: Local and Reflex Control
    Nisha Charkoudian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  56. CARDIOVASCULAR CONCOMITANTS OF ULTRASONIC VOCALIZATIONS
    Mark Blumberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Through these approaches, an integrated view of the varied mechanisms by which infant and adult mammals regulate cardiovascular function during physiological and behavioral challenges will emerge. ..
  57. Old Westbury Neuroscience Research Institute MIDARP
    George Stefano; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Neuroimaging of Benzodiazepine-Induced Amnesia
    MIRIAM MINTZER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results of the proposed research also will enhance the understanding of the functional neuroanatomy of basic human memory processes. ..
  59. PHARMACOLOGICAL MODULATION OF COCAINE EFFECTS
    George Bigelow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  60. O2 Delivery and Functional Sympatholysis in Human Muscle
    BRADLEY WILKINS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of these experiments will provide important new information about the interactions between neural and local factors controlling blood flow to exercising human skeletal muscle. ..
  61. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of methods to predict and overcome the detrimental effects of residual limb shape change and ultimately prevent soft-tissue breakdown will help to prevent secondary disability and morbidity in the amputee population. ..
  62. RESPIRATORY & AUTONOMIC PATHOPHYSIOLOGY--PANIC DISORDER
    Walton Roth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Physiology of Lamina I and V STT Cells
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will provide new insights into the synergy between lamina I and V STT neurons and into the integration underlying pain, temperature and itch sensations that is altered in clinical disorders. ..