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    • Body Fluid Loss in Costa Rican Runners During a 21K Run 

      Calderón Navarro, Mario Alberto; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (1989-07-16)
      The present study was pursued in order to determine the level of involuntary body fluid loss in a non-random sample of Costa Rican top long-distance runners, during the 1988 La Gloria half-marathon race. Forty subjects ...
    • Evaluation of pre-game hydration status, heat stress, and fluid balance during professional soccer competition in the heat 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Moncada Jiménez, José; Hernández Elizondo, Jessenia; Barrenechea C., Alvaro; Monge Alvarado, María de los Ángeles (European Journal of Sport Science 9(5). 2009, 2009-09)
      This study evaluated initial hydration status (stadium arrival urine specific gravity), fluid balance (pre- and post-game nude body weight, fluid intake, urine collection), and core temperature changes (pre-game, half-time, ...
    • Thirst response to post-exercise fluid replacement needs and controlled drinking 

      Capitán Jiménez, Catalina; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2016)
      Perceived thirst (TP) was evaluated as a dependent variable: can it distinguish among several levels of acute dehydration, is it reliable, and how does it respond to the ingestion of a fixed water volume post exercise? In ...
    • Workshop: Sweat Rate Measurement in Athletes 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (Proceedings of the XXXI FIMS Sports Medicine World Congress, Medimond International Proceedings, 2010-10)
      Both laboratory and field tests for measuring sweat rate in athletes have been performed more and more often this past decade. This workshop gave the attendants a hands-on opportunity to test two volunteers who exercised ...