Avoiding Exercise-Induced Heat Stroke


While football players who wear body-covering uniforms/equipment and practice in the hottest temperatures are especially prone to dehydration and heat stroke, all athletes are at risk in very high temperatures.

Young athletes, in particular, are at higher risk for developing heat-related illness than adults because they absorb heat faster than adults, don’t sweat as much and often don’t “want” to drink fluids during exercise, according to the Avoiding Classic Heat Stroke
Find out how to avoid classic heat stroke.