newsinfomain HeatStress 22Mar2019

Drinking water is not the best way to lower body temperature.

Instead, cooling before exercise, being heat acclimatised and having good aerobic fitness are all better ways to maximise performance in a hot environment.

These are findings from a recent study by Research Associate Professor Jason Lee from NUS Medicine’s Department of Physiology.

The findings could help athletes - and even people in occupational settings, like soldiers, firefighters and policemen - fight the heat.

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