Journal of Physiology

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of The Physiological Society
History
1878–present
Impact factor
5.139 (2010)

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Cardiology

Body temperature change may trigger sudden cardiac death

Scientists, including SFU professor Peter Ruben, have found that sudden death caused by cardiac arrhythmia can be triggered by changes in body temperature. The study is published in the Journal of Physiology.

Neuroscience

Imagined movements can alter our brains

Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) work on the principle that measurable changes in electrical brain activity occur just by thinking about performing a task. Signals can be read, evaluated, and then converted into control signals ...

Health

Avoid ice baths for repairing or building muscle after exercise

Successful athletes such as Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill are known for using ice baths after exercise, however new research has thrown cold water on this strategy. New research suggests that ice baths aren't helpful ...

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