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Hand cooling to reduce exercise-induced hyperthermia and improve race performance of wheelchair and able-bodied athletes

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posted on 26.06.2014 by Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey
The effects of heat stress on performance have been studied since the 1930s, particularly in the military and industrial areas. More recently, significant research has been conducted on the use of a range of cooling devices, designed to cool athletes prior to and/or during events in warm conditions. Some of these have yielded 30% improvements in endurance whilst performing in the heat (Marino, 2002; Duffield et al., 2003)...

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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The Sport and Exercise Scientist

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(19)

Pages

11 - 12

Citation

TOLFREY, V.L., 2009. Hand cooling to reduce exercise-induced hyperthermia and improve race performance of wheelchair and able-bodied athletes. The Sport and Exercise Scientist, 19, pp. 11 - 12

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© British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

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VoR (Version of Record)

Publication date

2009

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ISSN

1754-3444

Language

en

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