TITLE

Ultra-endurance exercise and hyponatremia

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/22/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p439
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3473969

 

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