reduced cardiac output + reduced baroreflex
+ diminished lung volume + reduced evaporative cooling + inability to
redistribute blow flow into deep muscle = reduced exercise capacity
reductions in every measure: cardiac index, heart rate, mean
arterial pressure, rate–pressure product, stroke index,
Changes_to_Systemic_Function%2C_part_ vascular resistance. “significant
reduction in baroreflex response to exercise”.
more studies needed
Loss of body-state changes in response to
strong emotion + Loss of feedback signal to brain = Reduced subjective
experience of emotion
Loss of sympathetic tone to cerebral artery + lowered blood catechols + loss of selective brain cooling = lowered alertness
Critchley, et. al. report “Changes in bodily states, particularly
those mediated by the autonomic nervous system, are crucial to ongoing
Telaranta reports significant reduction in “fear” and “alertness” in studies of ETS on mental patients.