Prevalence of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia in Male Ultraendurance Athletes

  title={Prevalence of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia in Male Ultraendurance Athletes},
  author={B. Knechtle and M. Gn{\"a}dinger and P. Knechtle and R. Imoberdorf and G. Kohler and P. Ballmer and T. Rosemann and O. Senn},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine},
  • B. Knechtle, M. Gnädinger, +5 authors O. Senn
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine
  • Objective:The prevalence of exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) has mainly been investigated in marathoners and Ironman triathletes. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of EAH in male ultraendurance athletes in other disciplines, such as ultraswimming, ultracycling, and ultramarathon running. Design:Observational field study. Setting:“Marathon Swim” in Lake Zurich, the “Swiss Cycling Marathon,” the “Swiss Bike Masters,” the “100-km Lauf Biel,” and the “Swiss Jura Marathon… CONTINUE READING
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