Heat Stroke

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How Strength and Conditioning Coaches Can Identify Heat Illnesses

Roughly one year ago, Maryland football was going through a spring conditioning practice when 19-year-old Jordan McNair collapsed from heat stroke. He...

Heat Injuries Can Be Deadly. Here's How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent Them

Heat injuries are a serious issue, particularly for athletes. Let's look at some key facts: "There's no excuse for any number of heat stroke d...

How to Prepare Your Body for Hot Weather Training

The school year is rapidly approaching, and so too is the start of football. Before you put the shoulder pads on, it's time to put down the electronics,...

How to Protect Yourself From Heat Stroke This Summer

When you hear the word "stroke," you probably think, "happens to old people, not me." But heat stroke—a medical emergency where the body's core temp...

Australian Open Meltdown: What Happens to an Athlete's Body in 110 Degree Heat?

Photo: AP Extreme heat has been the lead story of this year's Australian Open, with temperatures climbing north of 100 degrees Fahrenheit for four...