Topics Discussed: environmental exposure; exposure; heat collapse; heat cramps; heat edema; heat exhaustion; heat exposure; heat illness; heat stress disorders; heat stroke; sweating; water requirement; weather.
Sections: Lightening Injuries, Cold-Related Illness, Altitude-Related Illness, Diving Illness, Exercise-Related Urticaria and Anaphylaxis, References.
Excerpt:"Heat illnesses exist on a spectrum of seriousness. An athlete need not experience symptoms of mild then moderate then severe heat illness to have heat stroke. The exact epidemiology is poorly defined and varies widely dependent on the study population and environmental conditions...."
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