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Heat and Hydration

Adequate hydration before, during and after physical activity is critical to the safe and healthy participation of student-athletes in college sports. Intense exercise, hot and humid weather and dehydration can compromise an athlete’s performance and increase the risk of exertional heat injury.

Located below are links to materials and resources for heat and hydration-related issues of college athletes. 

Assess Your Hydration Status

This downloadable fact sheet for student-athletes provides a guide to help college athletes determine healthy hydration levels.

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Beat the Heat Fact Sheet

This downloadable fact sheet for student-athletes provides warning signs and symptoms of exertional heat injury.

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How to Maximize Performance Hydration

This downloadable fact sheet for student-athletes provides guidance for recommended fluid intake for maximum performance.

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