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(a) Suppose you start a workout on a Stairmaster, producing power at the same rate as climbing 116 stairs per minute. Assuming your mass is 76.0 kg and your efficiency is 20.0% , how long will it take for your body temperature to rise $1.00\textrm{C}^\circ$ if all other forms of heat transfer in and out of your body are balanced? (b) Is this consistent with your experience in getting warm while exercising?
1. $97.1\textrm{ s}$
2. Yes, after ~1.5 min of vigorous exercise my body feels warmer, and the body starts sweating in order to cool.
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