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Biocultural intersections: stressors, adaptability, allostasis, frailty, and aging

Vol. 41, Article number: 33 (2022)
Douglas Crews

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Editorial introduction  to the new article collection "Biocultural Intersections: Stressors, Adaptability, Allostasis, Frailty & Aging" by the collection guest editor.

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Pre-cooling with ingesting a high-carbohydrate ice slurry on thermoregulatory responses and subcutaneous interstitial fluid glucose during heat exposure

Vol. 40 Article number: 34 (2022)
Takashi Naito, Tatsuya Saito, Akihisa Morito, Satoshi Yamada, Masatsugu Shimomasuda & Mariko Nakamura 

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The ingestion of a mixture of ice and water not only delays elevations in core temperature caused by heat exposure, but also supplies water for the body to prevent dehydration as a result of sweating during exercise. Indeed, the ingestion of an ice slurry has been demonstrated to lower the core temperature and to improve endurance exercise performance or intermittent exercise performance, such as that required for soccer or tennis, compared with the ingestion of cold or warm water.

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Best Reviewer Award

Journal of Physiological Anthropology Best Reviewer Award 2021 is awarded to:

・ Hiromitsu Kobayashi (Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University, Japan)
・ Kazuhiko Arima (Nagasaki University, Japan)

For more information, please visit the award page.

Aims & Scope

Journal of Physiological Anthropology (JPA) is the official journal of the Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology. JPA is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes research on the physiological functions of modern mankind, with an emphasis on the physical and bio-cultural effects on human adaptability to the current environment.
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Journal of Physiological Anthropology publishes special issues and collection of papers on the select topics of recent interest within the scope of the journal. See the list of article collections and special issues here. 

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