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Published: 24 December 2018

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198830399

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Measuring Metabolic Rates

A Manual for Scientists

Second Edition

John R. B. Lighton

  • The only authoritative textbook on metabolic measurement of animals, ranging in mass from fruit flies to whales
  • Integrates a rigorous theoretical background with detailed practical guidelines for making actual measurements in both the field and laboratory
  • Includes new chapters on room calorimetry, human metabolic measurement and metabolic phenotyping
  • Companion website augmented with case studies, calculators, and videos

New to this Edition:

  • The entire text has been thoroughly updated and new chapters on room calorimetry, human metabolic measurement, and metabolic phenotyping have been added.

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