Keeping Athletes Healthy: The Importance of Hydration

Keeping athletes properly hydrated is essential to safety and health. But how does a coach ensure his athletes stay hydrated? Should athletes drink water sport drinks? Is it better to have long breaks at practice or more frequent, short breaks? In these video segments, Dr. Phillip Bishop offers answers and practice organization tips based on his team's hydration research.

Keeping Athletes Healthy: The Importance of Hydration Part 1

Keeping athletes properly hydrated during practice and games is essential to safety and health. Dr. Phillip Bishop discusses the importance of hydration and gives specifics on fluid intake - what to drink, when to drink, and fluid retention.

Keeping Athletes Heatlhy: The Importance of Hydration Part 2

Water or Sport Drinks? Long breaks or more frequent, short breaks? Dr. Bishop offers information and practice organization tips based on his team's hydration research.