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Hydration recommendations for sport 2008

by Scott J. Montain
Current Sports Medicine Reports ()
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Abstract

replacement remains an important sírateí,^ for preserving exercise-performance as dehydration in excess of 2% of body weight consistently impairs aerobic exercise perfonmnce. Too much of a good thing, however, can have negative heakh comequences as persistent drinking in excess of sweating rate can induce symptomatic exercise associated hypontremia. This short review highlights new position stands andlor policy statements regarding fluid replacement for sport, evidence that laboratory findings tramlate to team sport performance, and current hydration practices of athletes, h is culminated with tyractical strategies for drinking appropriately during physical activity'.

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