Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Fluid Replacement for the Physically Active (Sports Med Res)
Monday, October 16, 2017

National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Fluid Replacement for the Physically Active

National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Fluid Replacement for the Physically Active

McDermott BP, Anderson SA, Armstrong LE, Casa DJ, Cheuvront SN, Cooper L, Kenney WL, O'Connor FG, Roberts WO. J Athl Train. 2017 Sep;52(9):877-895. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-52.9.02.

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a new position statement to provide “evidence-based recommendations that promote optimized fluid-maintenance practices for physically active individuals”. The authors offer 31 recommendations and a comprehensive literature review. The recommendations cover the importance of maintaining fluid balance and regulation; importance of maintaining euhydration; fluid replacement; beverage additives; hydration assessment, and unique situations.



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