n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : dehydration and fluid replacement in endurance sports




Extracted from text ... 140 MORE ABOUT TIM NOAKES, MB ChB, MD, DSc, FACSM UCT/MRC Research Institute for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town The idea that an athlete should drink during exercise, especially marathon running, is of recent origin. Thus American Joseph Forshaw, who finished fourth in the 1908 Olympic Marathon and tenth in the 1912 Olympic marathon, wrote: 'I know from actual experience that the full race can be covered in creditable time without so much as a single drop of water being taken or even sponging of the head'. Similarly, advice given ..


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