Assessing Hydration Status and Reported Beverage Intake in the Workplace

  title={Assessing Hydration Status and Reported Beverage Intake in the Workplace},
  author={Stephen A. Mears and Susan M. Shirreffs},
  journal={American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine},
  pages={157 - 168}
The aim was to examine the hydration status of adults working in different jobs at the beginning and end of a shift and their reported water intake. One hundred and fifty-six subjects (89 males, 67 females) were recruited from workplaces within the local area (students, teachers, security, office, firefighters, catering). A urine sample was obtained at the start and end of the shift and was analyzed for osmolality (Uosm), specific gravity (USG), and sodium and potassium concentrations… 

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