oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Noakes notes: Sports anaemia a real entity?
|Article Title||Noakes notes: Sports anaemia a real entity?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 M.R.C. Ischaemic Heart Disease Research Unit, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Apr 2000|
|Pages||10 - 13|
|Keyword(s)||Bone marrow biopsy, Erythrocyte destruction, Exercise-induced bleeding, Haematuria, Haemoglobin levels, Iron dextran infusion, Iron-deficiency, Malignancy, Protein/calorie intake, Serum ferritin levels, Sports anaemia and Sub-normal haematocrit|
""Two hours after the marathon raceï¿½, Derek Clayton wrote ""I was urinating quite large clots of blood and vomiting black mucus. I also had a lot of black diarrhoea. I have discussed this with the medical profession, asking them why this should be and I never received a satisfactory answer. I only know one thing. After that 2:08 I was virtually finished ...after that race, I wasnï¿½t the same person.ï¿½
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