Name the energy transformation that occurs when your body produces heat?
It would be chemical energy, from food you would consume, to thermal energy that your body produces. ...
Asked in Endocrine System
What gland produces hormones that regulate metabolism body heat and bone growth?
The gland that produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat and bone growth is the pituitary gland. It is located at the base on the brain and is roughly the size of a pea. ...
Asked in Body Temperature
Method of Loss of body heat in high temperatures?
In high temperatures there are several methods of body heat loss. One is metabolic heat loss, which is where the metabolism of the body produces heat which is increased in higher temperatures, this in turn produces heat loss. There is heat exchange which is where body heat is lost when making contact with a cooler object. Also conductive heat exchange allows the body to lose heat as coming cool, like water or air, move around the person. The body also uses radiant...
Asked in Animal Life, Animal Health
What do you call animals that make their own body heat?
Animals that make their own body heat are called warm-blooded. For example, mammals (including humans) generate their own body heat. ...
Asked in Muscular System
How do the actions of skeletal muscles affect maintenance of body temperature?
Muscle activity produces heat so that exercise creates a heat surplus that can actually be fatal. In response to exercise the body has to redirect blood flow to the skin to facilitate heat transfer out of the body. ...