Current concepts concerning thirst, dehydration, and fluid replacement: overview.

@article{Sawka1992CurrentCC,
  title={Current concepts concerning thirst, dehydration, and fluid replacement: overview.},
  author={Michael N. Sawka and John E. Greenleaf},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={643-4}
}
For healthy endurance athletes, two potentially life-threatening medical emergencies are dehydration-mediated heat injuries and hyponatremia. Likewise, dehydration reduces exercise performance via thermoregulatory and cardiovascular impairment as well as electrolyte imbalances. Authors of this symposium integrate new research findings with established concepts concerning the development of dehydration (body water deficit), the physiological and medical consequences of fluid imbalance, and fluid… CONTINUE READING

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