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The role of endogenous opiates in thermal regulation of the body during exercise.

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985; 290 doi: (Published 09 March 1985) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985;290:739
  1. K De Meirleir,
  2. T Arentz,
  3. W Hollmann,
  4. L Vanhaelst


    Naloxone abolished the rise in body temperature seen after bicycle ergometer tests performed by 10 healthy men. This suggests that endogenous opiates play a part in thermal regulation during muscular exercise.