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Understanding Fluids and Hydration
Price is per online user. Applicable EU VAT is added.
In this short course you will discover the importance of fluids and hydration for survival. You will find out about proper hydration, including the consequences of dehydration, how to assess hydration and how to ensure maximum hydration. In addition, the course explores sports drinks as well as the effect of alcohol and caffeine on the body.
Once you complete this course you will be able to:
List the main reasons why water is vital for survival
List the main functions of water
Describe different ways in which fluid is lost in the body
State how much water is needed on a daily basis
Describe the potential consequences of dehydration
Describe the diuretic effect of caffeine and alcohol
Describe how to assess hydration levels
Evaluate the effectiveness of different drinks as re-hydrators
List effective ways of ensuring maximum hydration during day-to-day activity and exercise
Identify the use of various sports drinks
Describe the composition of hypotonic, hypertonic and isotonic drinks
Describe the recommendations for safe intakes of alcohol
For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.
The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]
Please note that there may be similar courses available with immediate access elsewhere on our site.
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