Sweating--the details

Borowski, Leon
October 1998
Science Teacher;Oct98, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p20
Academic Journal
Focuses on the incorporation of exercise and dehydration in several chemistry concepts relevant to athletes and persons who exercise. What creates physiological stress on the body; How these stresses can be dealt with; Information on contraction of muscles during exercise; Why the cooling rate of sweat is less in a humid environment; How much water an athlete lose; Effects of dehydration; Physiological effects of dehydration. INSET: Sample problems.


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