Fluid and electrolyte status in athletes receiving medical care at an ultradistance triathlon.

Abstract

Thirty competitors in the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon were prospectively studied to determine whether fluid and electrolyte disturbances were causes for seeking race-day medical care. Athlete weights were significantly (p < 0.0001) decreased during the race, but decreases were not different in treated (n = 11; % delta wt -2.3 +/- 2.9) versus not treated (n… (More)

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@article{OToole1995FluidAE, title={Fluid and electrolyte status in athletes receiving medical care at an ultradistance triathlon.}, author={Maree O'Toole and P. Douglas and Robert H Laird and David B Hiller}, journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine}, year={1995}, volume={5 2}, pages={116-22} }