Pretraining Urine Osmolality, Sweat Loss, Fluid Intake and their Effects on Dehydration in British Division One Female Basketball Players During Training
University of Wales
MetadataDangos cofnod eitem llawn
The interindividual variability in the sweating responses and therefore fluid needs of athletes during exercise highlights the need for hydration guidelines to be developed on an individual basis. The following variables were therefore calculated over a series of training sessions in a cool indoor environment (17°C): hydration status prior to training (urine osmolality), 24 hour fluid intake and voluntary fluid intake during training, changes in body mass pre and post training and subsequently, sweat loss and percentage dehydration during training. This allowed individual recommendations to be made for the twelve elite basketball players who participated in this study, on how to adequately hydrate during training in order to minimise dehydration. Mean (± s) 24 h fluid intake was 2422 ± 1147 millilitres such that participants typically arrived to training euhydrated. Mean sweat loss during training was 1058 ± 296 millilitres, whilst mean fluid intake was 653 ± 279 millilitres. There was a significant relationship between these two variables (r= 0.548, P<0.01), as well as between fluid intake and percentage dehydration (r= -0.466, P<0.01). Average dehydration was lower than that reported in previous studies however; differences in the environmental and training conditions that the participants were exercising in were identified as the main factors affecting both sweat loss and fluid intake, and thus reducing body mass loss. Although not quantified, genetic predisposition was likely to account for much of the interindividual variability observed. According to the literature, the 0.59 ± 0.38% dehydration observed in this study would not have resulted in performance impairment. However, the effects of dehydration on female basketball skill performance has not been established and therefore, further research is needed in this area to assess the hydration needs of this specific population. Key Words: basketball, hydration, dehydration, sweat losses, voluntary fluid intake
BA Enterprise Project
Yn dangos eitemau sy’n perthyn drwy deitl, awdur, pwnc a chrynodeb.
An exploration of dietetic student perceptions regarding hydration at the ommencement of enteral feeding Lear, Matthew (2018-04-01)Background: Dehydration has been shown to have significant negative consequences for the enterally-fed. Despite this, no explicit screening tools for dehydration are identified in the literature. Additionally, guidelines ...
Prosser, Florence (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2015)Many cardiovascular conditions can be treated and management by lifestyle changes including participation in exercise. Hypertension is one such condition, which general practitioners and other health care professionals ...
The effect of supplementary water consumption on the cognitive performance of young adults aged 18-25. Murray, Catherine (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2016)Background- While the effect of dehydration on cognitive function in adults has been extensively studied, there is little research on the effect of supplementary water consumption on cognitive performance. Methods- 29 ...