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Heat Illness in Athletes: Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment

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SKU:
827008215393*
Author:
W. Larry Kenney
Published:
2009
Length:
59 minutes
Heat Illness in Athletes: Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment features an overview of the physiology of heat illness. The DVD also explores the issue of how hot is too hot for sports. In addition, the DVD discusses why some athletes experience heat-related problems, while other don't. The DVD also reviews the role of heat acclimation and hydration in preventing heat illness. Furthermore, the DVD details the signs and symptoms for several of the more common types of heat illness, including cramping, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

Among the topics covered:

• Heat cramps
• How hot is too hot for sports?
• Heat exhaustion
• Heat stroke
• Heat acclimation
• Proper hydration improves performance
• Hyponatremia