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_14_15 Fluids-electrolytes2010

_14_15 Fluids-electrolytes2010 - Fluid Fluid and...

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Fluid and electrolytes for athletes Dehydration “In the news”! z Chicago marathon, October 2007 – Hotter than usual for Oct – stations ran out of water/sports drinks – 18 th mile 35 yr old runner at died … many dehydrated; – race stopped half way through – 300 picked up by ambulances – 49 hospitalized Kory Springer • Pro football lineman, Minnesota Vikings, 2001 • 6’4” 335 lbs • Weakness & rapid breathing after morning practice • Treated at field & called EMT • Unresponsive, body temp 108 • Died of multiple organ failure Closer to home… •Joey Robertson •2006 Stafford High School in Fairfax •6’2”, 16 years old •Second day of Fall practice •Second of the “two a day” that day •Didn’t feel well after practice •Died of hyperthermia Sedona Sedona sweat lodge sweat lodge z October 2009, Sedona AZ z 38 year old woman and 40 year old man died after participation in sweat lodge ceremony spiritual retreat ceremony, spiritual retreat z 19 hospitalized Self-help guru James Arthur Ray Human body is 50 Human body is 50-60% water 60% water Lean mass ~ 75% water Adipose tissue ~5% water
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