Advanced Sports Physiology
...extreme environmental conditions the heat or cold stress can occur and cause serious health problems (Murray, 1998; Kains et al., 1983). The conditions include heat stroke, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat oedemas, cardiac events and gastrointestinal symptoms (Murray, 2006; Moses, 2005; Weinmann, 2003; Hedley, Climstein, Hansen, 2002)
The biochemistry of thermoregulation:
There is well known that during exercises the metabolism is changed. Prolonged sport training is characterized with the increase of fatty acids oxidation and decrease in carbohydrates oxidation. These changes are supported by the hormonal influences (epinephrine, thyroid... Advanced Sports Physiology - issues associated with...