Chapter 16. Environmental Sports Medicine

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Timothy D. Noakes MBChB, MD, DSc,
  2. Tamara Hew-Butler PhD and
  3. Ross Tucker PhD

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch16

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

Noakes, T. D., Hew-Butler, T. and Tucker, R. (2009) Environmental Sports Medicine, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch16

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635

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Keywords:

  • exercise at high altitude;
  • skeletal muscle electromyographic (EMG) activity;
  • exercise and atmospheric pollution;
  • heatstroke and hypothermia during exercise;
  • exercise associated hyponatremic encephalopathy (EAHE);
  • exercise performance and intercontinental travel;
  • clinical guidelines for fluid intake during exercise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exercise at high altitude

  • Exercise and atmospheric pollution

  • Heatstroke and hypothermia during exercise

  • Exercise performance and intercontinental travel

  • Exercise in the cold

  • Clinical guidelines for fluid intake during exercise

  • References