Thomas Ruf
Thomas Ruf
Vemeduni Vienna, Philipps University Marburg, Kent State University, UNE Armidale
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Hibernation versus daily torpor in mammals and birds: physiological variables and classification of torpor patterns
F Geiser, T Ruf
Physiological Zoology 68 (6), 935-966, 1995
Daily torpor and hibernation in birds and mammals
T Ruf, F Geiser
Biological Reviews 90 (3), 891-926, 2015
Population dynamics in wild boar Sus scrofa: ecology, elasticity of growth rate and implications for the management of pulsed resource consumers
C Bieber, T Ruf
Journal of Applied Ecology 42 (6), 1203-1213, 2005
The Lomb-Scargle periodogram in biological rhythm research: analysis of incomplete and unequally spaced time-series
T Ruf
Biological Rhythm Research 30 (2), 178-201, 1999
Body temperature and metabolic rate during natural hypothermia in endotherms
G Heldmaier, T Ruf
Journal of Comparative Physiology B 162, 696-706, 1992
Hibernation is associated with increased survival and the evolution of slow life histories among mammals
C Turbill, C Bieber, T Ruf
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1723), 3355-3363, 2011
Photoperiod and thermoregulation in vertebrates: body temperature rhythms and thermogenic acclimation
G Heldmaier, S Steinlechner, T Ruf, H Wiesinger, M Klingenspor
Journal of Biological Rhythms 4 (2), 139-153, 1989
Nocturnal hypometabolism as an overwintering strategy of red deer (Cervus elaphus)
W Arnold, T Ruf, S Reimoser, F Tataruch, K Onderscheka, F Schober
American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative …, 2004
Effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids on hibernation and torpor: a review and hypothesis
T Ruf, W Arnold
American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative …, 2008
Seasonal adjustment of energy budget in a large wild mammal, the Przewalski horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) II. Energy expenditure
W Arnold, T Ruf, R Kuntz
Journal of Experimental Biology 209 (22), 4566-4573, 2006
High survival in poor years: life history tactics adapted to mast seeding in the edible dormouse
T Ruf, J Fietz, W Schlund, C Bieber
Ecology 87 (2), 372-381, 2006
Cold exposure and food restriction facilitate physiological responses to short photoperiod in Djungarian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus)
T Ruf, A Stieglitz, S Steinlechner, JL Blank, G Heldmaier
Journal of Experimental Zoology 267 (2), 104-112, 1993
What is a mild winter? Regional differences in within-species responses to climate change
SG Vetter, T Ruf, C Bieber, W Arnold
PloS one 10 (7), e0132178, 2015
Daily torpor in the Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus): interactions with food intake, activity, and social behaviour
T Ruf, M Klingenspor, H Preis, G Heldmaier
Journal of Comparative Physiology B 160, 609-615, 1991
Summer dormancy in edible dormice (Glis glis) without energetic constraints
C Bieber, T Ruf
Naturwissenschaften 96 (1), 165-171, 2009
The impact of daily torpor on energy requirements in the Djungarian hamster, Phodopus sungorus
T Ruf, G Heldmaier
Physiological Zoology 65 (5), 994-1010, 1992
Seasonal changes in morphology and function of the gastrointestinal tract of free-living alpine marmots (Marmota marmota)
I Hume, C Beiglböck, T Ruf, F Frey-Roos, U Bruns, W Arnold
Journal of Comparative Physiology B 172 (3), 197-207, 2002
Hypometabolism and basking: the strategies of Alpine ibex to endure harsh over‐wintering conditions
C Signer, T Ruf, W Arnold
Functional Ecology 25 (3), 537-547, 2011
Muscle non-shivering thermogenesis and its role in the evolution of endothermy
J Nowack, S Giroud, W Arnold, T Ruf
Frontiers in physiology 8, 889, 2017
Ambient temperatures in hibernacula and their energetic consequences for alpine marmots Marmota marmota
W Arnold, G Heldmaier, S Ortmann, H Pohl, T Ruf, S Steinlechner
Journal of Thermal Biology 16 (4), 223-226, 1991
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