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Journal EntryHeat stress is a concern even for the fittest Warfighter
Heat acclimatization is the process of giving your body the time needed to adapt to exertion in extreme heat. Even the fittest Warfighters need to take time to acclimatize.
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Journal Entry Troff documentPhysical activity and sickle cell trait
Sickle cell trait is a largely benign condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Researchers are looking into its role in serious conditions such as sudden death and exertional rhabdomyolysis in athletic and military populations.
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Journal EntryRunners: Hot taper can improve endurance performance
Runnersworld.com has an article that cites a new study from the Journal of Applied Physiology which reports that 10 days of extreme heat acclimation can improve performance by six to eight percent.
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Journal EntryTrain in warm weather to improve performance anytime
Science Daily reports on a new study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology that indicates training in warm weather not only improves heat acclimation and performance in the heat, but also improves performance in cool conditions.
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Journal EntryWhat is heat acclimatization?
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