Editorial: Cross adaptation and cross tolerance in human health and disease

Ben James Lee, Oliver R. Gibson, Charles Douglas Thake, Mike Tipton, John A. Hawley, James David Cotter

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Human physiological responses to heat, cold, hypoxia, microgravity, hyperbaria, hypobaria, and fasting are well-studied in isolation. However, in the natural world these stressors are often combined or experienced sequentially (Tipton, 2012).
Original languageEnglish
Article number1827
Number of pages3
JournalFrontiers in Physiology
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jan 2019

Bibliographical note

Copyright © 2019 Lee, Gibson, Thake, Tipton, Hawley and Cotter. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.


  • Adaptation
  • Dehydration
  • Heat
  • Hypoxia
  • Nutrition
  • Preconditining

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Physiology (medical)


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