As the holiday season approaches, thoughts turn to the joys and challenges of long-haul flights to exotic destinations. More than 300 million people take one or more long-haul flights every year, either for pleasure or [...]
Oral motor performance in spastic cerebral palsy individuals: Are hydration and nutritional status associated?
When we give advice on assessment and maintenance of hydration, we are usually mindful of the barriers to maintenance of good hydration status. However, it is easy to forget that some individuals face specific challenges. [...]
It is well recognised that the ingestion of carbohydrate-electrolyte sports drinks can enhance performance of endurance exercise and can also have some other benefits such as a reduction in core temperature, in heart rate and [...]
It is well known that the sensation of thirst is generally reduced in older adults, with one of the consequences being a tendency for fluid intake to be reduced. This can be problematic, as dehydration [...]