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Collapse in the heat

Collapse in the heat

Collapse in the heat

Collapse in the heat by Doctor Andrew Bosch

Historically, the understanding has been that runners collapse (often at the end of races) due to dehydration. This is popularly thought to be more likely when the environmental temperature is high and dehydration more severe. The term heat exhaustion has been used to describe a mild form of the condition, while heat stroke has been used to describe a more advanced stage of heat exhaustion. [Read more…]