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This volume contains 20 chapters on aspects relating to body fluid balance, rehydration, sport, and physical exercise in athletes of all ages and abilities in different sports. Sports science and other specialists from around the world outline the fundamentals related to body water, sodium balance during exercise, and human perspiration and cutaneous circulation; the effects of fluid imbalance on body functions and performance, including cardiovascular responses, thermal strain and exertional heat illness risk, gastrointestinal and metabolic responses, the role of fluid intake in endurance sports, the effect of dehydration in intermittent high-intensity sports, and effects on cognitive function, perceptual responses, and mood; special populations, including young athletes, master athletes, and athletes with diabetes, obesity, hypertension, chronic renal diseases, spinal cord injury, and sickle cell traits; and recommendations for water replacement, type of beverage, and other elements. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 432
Sub-Genre: Nutrition, Sports Medicine
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Street Date: December 22, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-7717
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