Arthur Crago

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CONTEXT The Falmouth Road Race is unique because of the environmental conditions and relatively short distance, which allow runners to maintain a high intensity for the duration of the event. Therefore, the occurrence of exertional heat illnesses (EHIs), especially exertional heat stroke (EHS), is 10 times higher than in other races. OBJECTIVE To(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness (speed of cooling and survival rates) of cold water immersion (CWI) in the treatment of patients with exertional heat stroke (EHS). Secondly, this study aimed to compare cooling rates on the basis of gender, age, and initial rectal temperature (Tr). METHODS Eighteen years of finish line medical(More)
alpha-Thrombin is chemotactic for human monocytes with optimal activity between 10-100 nM. The mechanism by which this response is mediated remains a point of controversy. The purpose of this study was to compare the chemotactic activity of proteolytically inactive thrombin (active site Ser195-->Ala mutant or Phe-Pro-Arg-chloromethyl ketone-inactivated(More)
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