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Plain old walking, if done regularly, can reduce the risk of death in diabetics. A study published in 2003 showed that diabetics who walked at least 2 hours/week had a 39% lower mortality rate (Arch Intern Med, 2003).


Author: Noakes T
Category: Sports Nutrition
Audience: Elite Athlete
Length: 429 pages
Publisher: Human Kinetics
  Year Published: 2011
List Price: $24.95® Rating: Good (?)

Waterlogged is a sports nutrition book. More specifically, it focuses on proper hydration in athletes and athletic performance.

Recommended for: weekend warriors, serious athletes, and their coaches and trainers.


Tim Noakes, MD, DSc, is recognized internationally as an expert on the science of proper hydration during athletic performance.


The 429-page book contains 11 chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Perspectives on Human Physiology and Hydration
  • Chapter 2: Thirst as a Signal for Fluid Intake
  • Chapter 3: Water's Role in Thermoregulation
  • Chapter 4: Salt Balance in the Body
  • Chapter 5: Emergence of the Sports Drink Industry
  • Chapter 6: The Shaky Science of Hydration
  • Chapter 7: Early Drinking Guidelines
  • Chapter 8: Discovery of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia (EAH)
  • Chapter 9: The Biology of EAH
  • Chapter 10: EAH and EAHE on a Global Scale
  • Chapter 11: Guidelines for Fluid Intake and Diagnosis of EAH


Review coming soon....

This book contains so much detail (some of it, extraneous!), and, is so long, that we are struggling to get through it. At this time, we can only recommend this book for academics and graduate students in exercise science.

Reviewed by: Stan Reents, PharmD 6/2/2014 12:07:21 PM

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