Date of Award

1-1-2008

Degree Type

Thesis - ECU Access Only

Degree Name

Master of Science

School

School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences

Faculty

Faculty of Computing, Health and Science

Abstract

"Background: Laboratory studies have shown during prolonged exercise that 2-3% dehydration can lead to greater increases of body temperature and cardiovascular work, altered metabolic function, and impaired exercise performance, compared to when no fluid deficit occurs. However, previous studies were conducted in relatively windless environments (i.e. wind speeds

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