Exercise, heat, hydration and the brain.

@article{Maughan2007ExerciseHH,
  title={Exercise, heat, hydration and the brain.},
  author={Ronald J Maughan and Susan M. Shirreffs and Phil F Watson},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 5 Suppl},
  pages={604S-612S}
}
The performance of both physical and mental tasks can be adversely affected by heat and by dehydration. There are well-recognized effects of heat and hydration status on the cardiovascular and thermoregulatory systems that can account for the decreased performance and increased sensation of effort that are experienced in the heat. Provision of fluids of appropriate composition in appropriate amounts can prevent dehydration and can greatly reduce the adverse effects of heat stress. There is… CONTINUE READING
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