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Dehydrated Drivers Make The Same Number of Mistakes As Drink Drivers

A new study published in the medical journal Physiology and Behaviour has revealed that even mild dehydration is equivalent to being over the drink driving limit in terms of driver errors. Researchers at Loughborough University carried out a range of tests over two days on male drivers, using a laboratory-based driving simulator.  During the normal hydration test there were 47 driving […]

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Myths around staying hydrated washed away

Scientists at the universities of Stirling, Loughborough and Bangor have discovered that a variety of drinks can keep people as equally hydrated as water. A trial investigating the effects of 13 commonly consumed drinks on urine output and fluid balance, revealed that several fluids are just as, or more, hydrating compared to water. Participants consumed […]

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I INTERNATIONAL AND III NATIONAL HYDRATION CONGRESS

Between 3rd and 4th December 2013, the EHI collaborated with the I International and III National Hydration Congress which took place at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid. The event brought together prestigious experts and renowned specialists from around the world to discuss the latest scientific advances in the area of hydration.

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EHI at the 2013 European College of Sports Science Annual Congress

The EHI will be participating in the annual scientific congress of the European College of Sport Science in Barcelona (26th-29th June 2013), an international non-profit organization whose purpose is the promotion of science and research, with special attention on the interdisciplinary fields of sport science and sports medicine. With more than 3.000 abstracts received, ECSS […]

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Effects of Climate and Environment on water needs

Article by Hans Braun EHI Science Advisory Board member. German Sport University Cologne and German Research Centre of Elite Sport.

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Hydration & Diet

Article by Maria Kapsokefalou, EHI Science Advisory Board member and Associate Professor in Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens.

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What is meant by thirst and why do we not feel the drive to drink when we are physiologically thirsty

Article by Professor Simon Thornton Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France. Written: December 2012 Download (PDF, 314KB)  

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EHI 13th issue

Most people give little thought to hydration: they drink when thirsty or  according to habit (mealtimes, morning coffee, afternoon tea, etc) and any excess fluid is lost as urine. These simple physiological processes work fairly well and water intake is closely matched to water losses. For some individuals, though, there are challenges, either on the intake […]

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