Preparing Alberto Salazar for the Heat of the 1984 Olympic Marathon.

In brief: Observations were made on US marathon record holder Alberto Salazar during a climatic chamber trial, heat acclimatization training, and the 1984 Olympic Marathon. The purpose was to evaluate his physiological responses to heat tolerance testing and to advise him regarding heat acclimatization, thermoregulation, and fluid discipline. Salazar was… (More)