29 January 2020

Special Announcement

To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, the Hong Kong Sports Institute will temporarily suspend all the Community Sports Programme until further notice. Refund will be arranged for those people who enrolled in Batch 120 and A20WJ. Please visit our website for the latest information about the Community Sports Programme.

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Hydration and Exercise Performance

By Dr Wong Heung Sang, Stephen

The thermoregulatory mechanism of sweating is a common consequence. Exercise will result in a body water deficit unless it is replaced. In addition to water, athletes lose variable amounts of carbohydrates and electrolytes, of which sodium is the most important. This presentation will review the research evidence and address the particular hydration concerns for exercise performance. Also, suggestions will be provided on ideal hydration strategies as well as on areas for future research on this issue.

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