Unformatted text preview: body weight during practice, how much water should see consume (in cups) that day? The athlete should consume 8 cups of water for the 4lbs. she lost. 4.) Your recommend that the athlete consume a sports drink before and during practices. What is the physiologically effects of the sports drink on the body? The sports drink does more than just replace fluids. It also contains carbohydrates and simple sugars which will sustain higher energy levels while the athlete is active. Also, electrolytes are usually present in most sport drinks. Electrolytes are important for cells transmitting nerve impulses across the cell membrane. 5.) At the same soccer practice, you notice lightning in the sky and then hear thunder 12 seconds later. How far away is the lightning? 2.4 miles away REFERENCES Chapter 6 power point...
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- Spring '07
- Water intoxication, Sports drink, John Cerone Introduction, Sports Medicine Spring