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"For sport science devotees at all levels, and those who love to just go for a run, Dr. Noakes' book is the ultimate combination of scientific rigor and practical advice. A must on every athlete’s bookshelf."
Karim Khan--Editor of British Journal of Sports Medicine
"Finally, an unbiased look at fluid replacement: the real science behind thirst, fluid balance, and thermoregulation during exercise! Waterlogged is a must-read for athletes, coaches, parents, and sports medicine professionals."
Sandra Fowkes Godek, PhD, ATC-- HEAT Institute Director West Chester University
Known throughout the academic community for the high-caliber nature of his scientific insights and work, Dr. Timothy Noakes is Discovery Health professor of exercise and sport science at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is also director of the Medical Research Council/University of Cape Town Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa in Newlands. Noakes was awarded a doctorate in science (DSc) in 2002, the highest degree awarded by the University of Cape Town. Publishing the first scientific article on exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) is considered among his greatest achievements.
Noakes is a veteran of more than 70 marathons and ultramarathons, and his book Lore of Running (Human Kinetics, 2003) is considered a classic by serious distance runners. In addition, Noakes is an editorial board member for many international sport science journals and a former president of the South African Sports Medicine Association. In 1996, he presented the prestigious J.B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual meeting. In 1999 he was elected as one of 22 founding members of the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Science Academy. The National Research Foundation of South Africa considers Noakes an A-rated scientist, and in 2008 he received the Order of Mapungubwe (Silver) from the president of South Africa.
Noakes and his wife, Marilyn Anne, reside in Cape Town.
A must read if you are into any type of endurance sport -- running and cycling especially. It turns everything that you thought you knew about hydration on its head.Published 23 days ago by David Thompson
This is highly recommended for all runners, and for all who are interested in how public health has been compromised by commercial influence in North America.Published 6 months ago by Carole
good knowledge to incorporate into your running/cycling/endurance workouts.
Obey your thirst? Fine, as long as you actually are thirsty..
Great well researched book to help you with your decisions around hydration while runningPublished 11 months ago by Dion
Interesting insights, I have learned a lot from it. It gets only four stars since it is a little tiresome to read with the same things coming up again and again. Read morePublished 14 months ago by OLOFSSON SVANTE
Great book! I really like Tim Noakes way of always seeking the truth and not lean back on the established "facts". Read morePublished 16 months ago by Allan Hovda