Wet bulb globe temperature index and performance in competitive distance runners.

@article{McCann1997WetBG,
  title={Wet bulb globe temperature index and performance in competitive distance runners.},
  author={Daniel J McCann and William C. Adams},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={955-61}
}
In 1974 two sets of heat stress guidelines, each based on the wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) index, were designed for men's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championship Division I distance running competitions. One set of guidelines was established to minimize the chance of heat injury during distance running events. A second set was designed to predict heat stress related performance decrements. During the time the heat injury guidelines were used (1974-1993), no heat… CONTINUE READING

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