September 26th

• Archibald Vivian Hill was a British physiologist and biophysicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1922 for his discoveries concerning the production of heat in muscles.
• Hill’s early experiments investigated the effects of electrical stimulation on nerve function, mechanical efficiency of muscle, energy processes in muscle during recovery, the interaction between oxygen and hemoglobin.
• Hill combined aspects of physics and biology, a discipline he championed as biophysics.

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