oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Prevention of heat injuries during distance running



The purpose of this statement is to alert organisers of cross-country, road and long distance running races of the procedures they will be expected to follow in order to reduce the likelihood that heat injury (heat exhaustion or heatstroke) will occur during these races and to lay down specific guidelines for the treatment of runners with heat injury. It should be noted that these guidelines are not foolproof.


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