2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part W
Hydration and sports
AUTHOR(S): Dr. V Muruguvalavan and Dr. K Silambuselvi
Proper hydration is one of the most important aspect of healthy physical activity. Sports person should balance fluid intake with fluid loss. A body water loss in excess of 2-3% of body mass can decrease performance and negatively affect health. Similarly an intake of water that is far in excess of fluid loss puts athlete at risk for potentially fatal condition. So drinking the right amount of fluids while exercising, as well as both pre- and post-workout to replace fluids loss through sweat is vital for optimum performance. The aim of this study is to educate and emphasis the importance of proper hydration to sports personalities to ensure best performance. Sufficient fluid intake will help the sportsman to achieve optimal performance.
Pages: 1228-1230 | 619 Views 3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. V Muruguvalavan, Dr. K Silambuselvi. Hydration and sports. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1228-1230.