GATORADE SPORTS SCIENCE INSTITUTE

Optimizing Performance And Safety Through Proper Hydration

Get a better understanding of how to properly determine an athlete's fluid intake and output when it comes to proper hydration.
June 24, 2019

Assessing an athlete's fluid intake relative to their fluid losses can show the profound effects both hypohydration and hyperhydration have on safety and performance. Exercise structure, environmental conditions, availability of fluids, intrinsic factors and sports-specific factors should all be weighed in during an athlete's hydration assessment.