TABLE OF CONTENTS
Review of literature on basal metabolism.
Review of literature on specific dynamic action of foods.
Description of subjects and details of experiments.
Tables of experimental data.
Discussion of results:
Comparison of direct and indirect calorimetry.
Comparison of surface and rectal temperature.
Selection of the average normal standard.
Variations from this standard found in normal individuals.
Calories per square meter versus calories per kilogram.
Increased metabolism following the ingestion of protein and carbohydrate.
Summary and conclusions.
GEPHART FC, DuBOIS EF. FOURTH PAPER THE DETERMINATION OF THE BASAL METABOLISM OF NORMAL MEN AND THE EFFECT OF FOOD. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1915;XV(5_2):835-867. doi:10.1001/archinte.1915.00070240044004