Energy Balance and Food Intake Control Quiz

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What is included in internal work as mentioned in the text?

Skeletal muscle activity for postural maintenance and shivering

How is the metabolic rate normally expressed?

Kilocalories per hour

Which factor can increase the metabolic rate to the greatest extent?

Increased skeletal muscle activity

Under what conditions is the basal metabolic rate (BMR) measured?

When the person is at mental rest to minimize skeletal muscle tone

What does the basic unit of heat energy, calorie, represent?

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 g of H2O by 1°C

Test your knowledge about energy balance, food intake control, and the first law of thermodynamics in relation to energy usage in cells. Explore the essential functions and specialized roles of energy in cellular activities.

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