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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31818ebca3
COLUMNS: Research Digest

Changes in Sweat Mineral Concentrations After Heat Acclimatization

Riewald, Scott PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

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Abstract

IT IS WELL KNOWN THAT ATHLETES ACCLIMATE TO HOT AND HUMID ENVIRONMENTS, ADJUSTING THEIR SWEAT RATE TO BECOME MORE EFFECTIVE AT COOLING THE BODY. AT THE SAME TIME, THE BODY ALSO ADJUSTS SWEAT MINERAL CONCENTRATIONS, WHICH HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.

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