June 2011
NZ Rugby World;Jun2011, Issue 142, p88
The article offers hydration tips for rugby union players in action. Players need to avoid dehydration which refers to the state when the amount of fluid lost is more than the amount of fluid taken. Dehydration makes the heart beat faster, increases body temperature and impairs concentration and decision making. Signs of dehydration and tips for calculating dehydration, controlling dehydration and keeping hydrated are discussed.


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