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Published: 28 March 2021

288 Pages

9.5 x 6.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198869320

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Measuring Metabolic Rates

A Manual for Scientists

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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