"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.
Great book! I really like Tim Noakes way of always seeking the truth and not lean back on the established "facts". Read morePublished 1 month ago by Allan Hovda
I've spouted ACSM guidelines for 20 years. This changes everything. Skeptical , I'll try it on myself first. Then to drop it on the clientele.Published 1 month ago by GPP Neil
What courage to disprove the existing bad science, and research the good science, and develop more good science, and tell us how the ingestion of water has nothing whatsoever to do... Read morePublished 2 months ago by R. Schmidt
most events offer drink stations every 2km.. over drinking is becoming a common problem which many athletes are unaware ofPublished 3 months ago by T. Montague-Jones
You need to be interested in this subject to read the book as it is a little dry. But I have been looking for this information for years and I'm very happy to have found it. Read morePublished 9 months ago by R. Beste
The research is about as comprehensive as it gets. This book is quite technical, but very convincing that the science of hydration has been oversold. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kundera
There is too much speculation, BS and hype out there surrounding the issue of hydration and electrolytes in endurance sports, in my case, ultrarunning. Read morePublished 10 months ago by fred e case
Dr. Noakes masterfully covers the topics of dehydration, overhydration, exercise-associated hyponatremia, and exercise-associated hyponatremic encephalopathy, as well as sodium in... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer