Exertional heat stroke: a case series.

  title={Exertional heat stroke: a case series.},
  author={Yoram Epstein and D. S. Moran and Yair Shapiro and Ezra Sohar and Joshua Shemer},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={31 2},
UNLABELLED Exertional heat stroke (EHS) is a state of extreme hyperthermia that occurs when excess heat that is generated by muscular exercise exceeds the body's ability to dissipate it at the same rate. EHS is thought to coincide with previously healthy, highly motivated, and relatively untrained individuals exerting in hot environments for long periods. PURPOSE To establish this notion, the present study was aimed to follow the trends in the incidence of EHS in the period 1988-1996… CONTINUE READING

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