On the Physiological Effects of Severe and Protracted Muscular Exercise: With Special Reference to Its Influence Upon the Excretion of Nitrogen

D. Appleton & Company, 1871 - 91 páginas
Flint made observations on the nitrogen output of a long-distance walker, before, during, and after the person attempted to walk 400 miles in five days. The data is useful and is often referred to.

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Página 9 - They further go on to state that, so far from the oxidation of albuminous substances being the only source of muscular power, ' the substances by the burning of which force is generated in the muscles are not the albuminous constituents of those tissues, but non-nitrogenous substances, either fats or hydrates of carbon,' and that the burning of albumen is not in any way concerned in the production of muscular power.
Página 1 - The Physiological Effects of Severe and Protracted Muscular Exercise ; with special reference to its Influence upon the Excretion of Nitrogen. By Austin Flint, Jr., MD, etc.
Página 74 - ... excessive and prolonged muscular exertion increases enormously the excretion of nitrogen, and that the excess of nitrogen discharged is due to an increased disassimilation of the muscular substance...
Página 7 - The amount of tissue metamorphosed in a given time may be measured by the quantity of nitrogen in the urine.
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Página 90 - The task of a reviewer is an easy and glorious one in noticing such a work as this It is at once comprehensive and concise ; it is characterised by clearness and originality and it differs from many German works on Medicine in the sagacious appreciation of the value of therapeutics which is manifested by the author We can cordially recommend the work as one from the perusal of which every physician may derive profit, which will be found replete with information of direct practical value, and which...
Página 3 - Van Buren, MD, Professor of Principles of Surgery ; Austin Flint, MD, Professor of the Principles and Practice of Medicine ; WA Hammond, MD, Professor of Diseases of the Mind and Nervous System — all of the Bellevue Hospital Medical College. " This work will be found interesting to every physician. A number of Important results were obtained valuable to the physiologist.

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