Title

Current hydration guidelines are erroneous: Dehydration does not impair exercise performance in the heat

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

BMJ Group

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science

School

School of Exercise and Health Sciences

RAS ID

18414

Comments

This article was originally published as: Wall, B. A., Watson, G., Peiffer, J. J., Abbiss, C. R., Siegel, R., & Laursen, P. B. (2013). Current hydration guidelines are erroneous: dehydration does not impair exercise performance in the heat. British journal of sports medicine, bjsports-2013. Original article available here

Abstract

Background: Laboratory studies that support the hydration guidelines of leading governing bodies have shown that dehydration to only -2% of body mass can lead to increase in body temperature and heart rate during exercise, and decrease in performance. These studies, however, have been conducted in relatively windless environments (ie, wind speed

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