Ultra-endurance exercise and hyponatremia

Weir, Erica
August 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/22/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p439
Academic Journal
Discusses the risk of hyponatremia and dehydration in ultradistance athletic events such as marathon races. Reference to research on exercise-induced hyponatremia; Symptoms of the condition; Uncertainty about the cause of hyponatremia; Topic of weight gain and sodium concentrations; Need for ultra-endurance athletes to be aware of the risks of overdrinking and hyponatremia.


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