Gastrointestinal temperature trends in football linemen during physical exertion under heat stress.

@article{Coris2009GastrointestinalTT,
  title={Gastrointestinal temperature trends in football linemen during physical exertion under heat stress.},
  author={Eric Emmanuel Coris and Shabnam Mehra and Stephen M Walz and Robert Duncanson and Jason Jennings and Dylan Nugent and Kira K Zwygart and Michele Pescasio},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={569-74}
}
CONTEXT Exertional heat stroke is the third leading cause of death in US athletes. Elevations in core temperature in the digestive tract (TGI) have correlated with core temperature and are possible indicators of those at increased risk of heat stroke. OBJECTIVE The primary objective was to compare a.m. vs. p.m. TGI variation in collegiate football linemen during intense "two-a-day" preseason practice. A secondary objective was to compare longitudinal TGI in offensive and defensive linemen… CONTINUE READING