Kris Rowe, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Northern Michigan University
NMU Team Clinic
Hydration is a very important part of athletics.
Proper hydration can not only help prevent a life threatening injury, but proper hydration allows all of your organs to function better.
Hydration does not only occur during practice, it also occurs pre and post practice/game.
Athletes should carry a water bottle with them all the time; in school, in the car, and have water by their beds at night.
Either water or sports drinks are fine, the priority is making sure that liquid is getting consumed. ... To read this article, and for full access to all CLN resources, get your MEMBERSHIP NOW.