Sweating: Its Rapid Response to Muscular Work

Science  16 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3581, pp. 643-646
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3581.643


Marked increases in sweating rate occurred within 1.5 seconds after the initiation of muscular activity in a warm room. This increase did not seem dependent upon thermal stimuli, but was related to the work rate, and the ambient temperature, or the sweating rate during the pre-exercise perhiod.