Exertional heat illness during training and competition

  title={Exertional heat illness during training and competition},
  author={Lawrence E. Armstrong and Douglas J. Casa and Mindy L. Millard-Stafford and Daniel Sender Moran and Scott W. Pyne and William O. Roberts},
  journal={Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise},
SUMMARY Exertional heat illness can affect athletes during high-intensity or longduration exercise and result in withdrawal from activity or collapse during or soon after activity. These maladies include exercise associated muscle cramping, heat exhaustion, or exertional heatstroke. While certain individuals are more prone to collapse from exhaustion in the heat (i.e., not acclimatized, using certain medications, dehydrated, or recently ill), exertional heatstroke (EHS) can affect seemingly… 

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