oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Marathon running: Fluid replacement during marathon running
|Article Title||Marathon running: Fluid replacement during marathon running|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Studentsï¿½ Health Clinic at Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||4 - 7|
|Keyword(s)||Blood glucose levels, Body temperature, Calcium values, Chloride, Dehydration, Electrolytes, Erythrocyte levels, Gastric emptying, Heat injury, Homeostasis, Hyperthermia, Inhibit stomach motility, Magnesium supplement, Nutrient requirements, Serum sodium, Sweat, Treadmill running and Water deficits|
Inadequate levels of hydration amongst marathon runners involves major risks and some commonly used approaches to the problem may be contra-indicated. Here an expert in the field offers practical advice to runners and their physicians.
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