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    • Beat the heat 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2004)
      This educational material, produced by the Gatorade Sports Science Institute in collaboration with the Universidad de Costa Rica, offers solid scientific advice for optimal performance during exercise in the heat.
    • Database for Thirst response to post-exercise fluid replacement needs and controlled drinking 

      Capitán Jiménez, Catalina; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2020)
      Dataset to accompany a previous publication. Capitán-Jiménez, C. & Aragón-Vargas, L.F. (2016). Thirst Response to Post-Exercise Fluid Replacement Needs and Controlled Drinking. Pensar en Movimiento: Revista de Ciencias del ...
    • Dehydration, Hyperhydration, and Hyponatremia in Tropical Climates 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (Proceedings of the XXXI FIMS Sports Medicine World Congress, Medimond International Proceedings, 2010-10)
      Six statements are presented with supporting data: (1) An important number of athletes train and compete in hot and humid conditions that impair their performance; (2) dehydration should be avoided when exercising in the ...
    • Effect of Ingested Fluid Composition on Exercise-related Transient Abdominal Pain 

      Morton, Darren Peter; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Callister, Robin (2004-04)
      The present study investigated the effect of ingested fluid composition on the experience of exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP). Forty subjects, susceptible to ETAP, completed 4 treadmill exercise trials: a ...
    • Hydration Status and Fluid Intake Habits of Fitness Enthusiasts 

      García, Pedro Reinaldo; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Javornik Krope, Ricardo Martín (2006-05)
      PURPOSE: To determine the hydration status (HS) and its relation with fluid intake habits (FIH), and exercise variables of fitness enthusiasts before one exercise session on different times of the day, at three different ...
    • Physical activity in the heat: thermoregulation and hydration: Supporting document to the Consensus Statement, Mexico City, February 1999 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Arroyo, Francisco; De Barros Neto, Turibio Leite; García, Pedro Reinaldo; Javornik Krope, Ricardo Martín; Lentini, Néstor; Matsudo, Victor K. R.; Maughan, Ronald J.; Meyer, Flavia; Murray, Robert; Rivera Brown, Anita; Salazar Rojas, Wálter; Sarmiento, Juan Manuel (1999)
      This document is not intended to be a thorough scientific review, but rather a useful source of information. While it is based on a sound, updated review of the scientific literature, the major intention is to provide clear ...
    • Post-exercise rehydration: no change in diuresis from water ingested at different temperatures 

      Pérez Idárraga, Alexandra; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2010)
      Aim: to assess the effect of water temperature on post-rehydration urine output and fluid retention Methods: on three different days, one week apart, 11 physically active men (24±4 years old, 1.73±0.05 m and 70.2±9.0 kg) ...
    • Rehydration after exercise in the heat: a comparison of four commonly used drinks 

      Shirreffs, Susan Margaret; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Keil, Mhairi; Love, Thomas D.; Phillips, Sian (2007-06)
      To determine the effectiveness of 3 commonly used beverages in restoring fluid and electrolyte balance, 8 volunteers dehydrated by 1.94% ± 0.17% of body mass by intermittent exercise in the heat, then ingested a ...
    • Sweat test with Ronaldinho 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2007)
      This video highlights some of the details of a sweat test performed with soccer star Ronaldinho, when he was still playing for FC Barcelona and the Brazilian National Team. The test was carried out at the University of ...
    • The Elite Athlete’s Challenge to Maintain Proper Hydration 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2004)
      This presentation at the Pre-Olympic Congress in 2004 addresses the importance of maintaining proper hydration during sports competition, and the obstacles faced by competitors.
    • The Sweating Response of Elite Professional Soccer Players to Training in the Heat 

      Shirreffs, Susan Margaret; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Chamorro, M.; Maughan, Ronald J.; Serratosa, Luis; Zachwieja, Jeff J. (2005)
      Sweat rate and sweat composition vary extensively between individuals, and quantification of these losses has a role to play in the individualisation of a hydration strategy to optimise training and competitive performance. ...
    • Tour de Coche: Rehydrating with beer after exercise in the heat 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2014)
      This video portrays a group of hydration experts (Bob Murray, Ph.D.;David Lamb,Ph.D; Pedro Reinaldo García, M.Sc.; Luis Aragón, Ph.D.) who ran out of fluid during a mountain biking expedition in the island of Coche, ...