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Waterlogged : the serious problem of overhydration in endurance sports

Author: Timothy Noakes
Publisher: Leeds : Human Kinetics, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title examines widely applied hydration prescriptions for athletes and scrutinizes claims of the sports drink industry that run counter to years of scientific study.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Noakes
ISBN: 9781450424974 145042497X
OCLC Number: 781499478
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Perspectives on Human Physiology and Hydration Chapter 2. Thirst as a Signal for Fluid Intake Chapter 3. Water's Role in Thermoregulation Chapter 4. Salt Balance in the Body Chapter 5. Emergence of the Sports Drink Industry Chapter 6. The Shaky Science of Hydration Chapter 7. Early Drinking Guidelines Chapter 8. Discovery of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia Chapter 9. The Biology of EAH Chapter 10. EAH and EAHE on a Global Scale Chapter 11. Guidelines for Fluid Intake
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Ever since researchers in Florida first formulated Gatorade in 1965, use of sports drinks has increased to the point of overindulgence by elite performers and novices alike. This book examines widely  Read more...

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"For sport science devotees at all levels, and those who love to just go for a run, Dr. Noakes' book is the ultimate combination of scientific rigor and practical advice. A must on every athlete's Read more...

 
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