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Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Fluid Hydration of Athletes by Jamaican Track and Field High-school Coaches

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.222
Pages: 
185-90
Synopsis: 
Fluid hydration contributes to the success of track and field athletes. Inadequate hydration can lead to underperformance, disability, and rarely death. High-school athletes rely on coaches for advice relating to training and nutrition; coaches should be equipped with adequate nutritional knowledge.

ABSTRACT 

Objective: To determine whether or not Jamaican coaches’ knowledge and practices of fluid replacement are on par with that of the National Athletic Association’s and the American College of Sports Medicine Standards.

Accepted: 
01 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 02 Sep, 2016
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