Exercise-Associated Collapse in Endurance Events: A Classification System.

@article{Roberts1989ExerciseAssociatedCI,
  title={Exercise-Associated Collapse in Endurance Events: A Classification System.},
  author={William O Roberts},
  journal={The Physician and sportsmedicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={49-59}
}
In brief: Athletes who compete in endurance sports may sustain exercise-associated collapse (EAC) during or after an event. A classification system was devised for EAC that can be used by physicians who cover endurance events. Symptoms and signs of EAC include exhaustion, nausea, cramps, abnormally high or low core body temperature, muscle spasms, and inability to walk unassisted. The three classes of EAC are hyperthermic, normothermic, and hypothermic; each class is subclassified as mild… CONTINUE READING

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