Heat Illness: Keeping Youth Sports Athletes Safe

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Exercising in hot and humid weather is tough on all athletes, but kids face an elevated risk of heat illness due to inexperience. Read more on the importance of learning about the signs and symptoms of heat illness, being proactive in preventing it, and having an action plan in case an athlete does develop heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

How do athletes lose water? What are the tips and guidelines for hydration? Do you know how to recognize the signs of dehydration? How is urine color related to hydration and how much water should the average person drink in a day?   

Access our interactive and expert-sourced resources to help support your team in staying hydrated for success both on and off the field. Get started with the Hydration Lesson!

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