Thursday, June 17, 2010

Challenges of Endurance Exercise: Water and Electrolyte Depletion - Full Article and Video

Hal Schott, D.V.M, Ph.D., a professor at Michigan State University, spoke next. His talk, titled "Challenges of Endurance Exercise: Water and Electrolyte Depletion," discussed the most popular endurance trials in the horse world, primarily endurance rides and the speed and endurance phase of three-day events, and the performance problems associated with hydration and electrolyte balance.

He discussed the role of dehydration on performance and in the development of metabolic problems and exhaustion. A syndrome known as "involuntary dehydration" is quite common among endurance athletes and results in a significant change in body mass...

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