Constrained Total Energy Expenditure and the Evolutionary Biology of Energy Balance.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

The human body adapts dynamically to maintain total energy expenditure (TEE) within a narrow physiological range. Rather than increasing with physical activity in a dose-dependent manner, experimental and ecological evidence suggests the hypothesis that TEE is a relatively constrained product of our evolved physiology.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pontzer, H

Published Date

  • July 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 110 - 116

PubMed ID

  • 25906426

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25906426

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-3008

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0091-6331

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1249/jes.0000000000000048


  • eng